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Jazz Voice

​​​​​​Pre-Audition Screening Video Requirements - due by January 5.

​​Pre-screens are due by January 5 and must be uploaded to the "Edit Portfolio" section of your application portal after application submission. 

  • ​​​​​Choose one of the following ballads: Prelude to a Kiss, Autumn Nocturne, Ruby my Dear, or Reflections

  • One medium or up-tempo swing tune (demonstrating a minimum of one chorus of scatting)

  • Blues for Alice (demonstrating melody and 2 choruses of scatting)

Audition Requirements

​​We encourage all applicants, if at all possible, to audition in-person.  

  • Live audition dates are scheduled during the weekends in February. Review list of audition dates by instrument here.
  • ​Recorded video auditions are available by request and must be submitted by February 1 to your Blue Demon Domain (for undergraduates) or your application portal (for graduates/post-masters), in the “edit portfolio" section. To enable the recorded audition submission, contact ​
  • One ballad
  • One up-tempo swing tune (demonstrating a minimum of one chorus of scatting)
  • One bossa nova or contemporary tune
  • Choose one of the following tunes to play on the piano AND sing: All of Me, Bye Bye Blackbird, East of the Sun
  • Sight-reading (will be provided at audition)​​
* We encourage auditionees, if invited to the second round of auditions, to choose different material from those in their pre-screen recordings. 

Recorded Interview Questions (only applicable to those who select a recorded submission to audition)
​Please upload a video that is no longer than 2-3 minutes and responds to the below questions:
-       What is your musical background?
-       Why are you applying to DePaul?​​