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Audition Information

The live auditions for the 2017/2018 Da Camera Young Artist Program take place on Thursday and Friday, August 24 and 25, 2017.  Please submit via e-mail to YAPauditions@dacamera.com by Friday, August 18, 2017:

  • Application
  • One-page cover letter
  • Resume
  • Repertoire list (solo and chamber)

In addition, please ask someone to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf at least two days before the audition date.

Audition Format

Each audition will last approximately 15 minutes and will follow this general format:

Short personal introduction (1 minute)

  • Please give us some background about yourself and your musical interests.

Excerpt One (5-6 minutes)

  • Brief introduction of the work as if you are presenting it to a class of 25 third graders
  • A four to five minute excerpt of the work

Excerpt Two (5-6 minutes)

  • Brief introduction of the work as if you are presenting it to a group of music connoisseurs
  • A four to five minute excerpt of the work

Interview (4-5 minutes)

Please note:

  • Applicants are encouraged to select repertoire that is relevant to the Young Artist Program.
  • Applicants are free to select the order to present the works.
  • Applicants are expected to supply their own accompanist as needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Education and Community Initiatives Craig Hauschildt at chauschildt@dacamera.com.