Students wishing to be considered for a PMO ensemble as a vocalist must complete the on line audition form below AND successfully submit an audition video. The deadline to submit an audition video is June 1, 2021, however, openings will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact the respective ensemble director for more information.
Students wishing to be considered for a PMO ensemble as an instrumentalist or sound technician should contact the respective ensemble director for more information about how to create and submit an audition video. Although the deadline to submit an audition video is June 1, 2021, however, openings will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. Please contact the respective ensemble director for more information.
Video audition instructions appear at the bottom of this form.
For more information, click on an ensemble name below:
VIDEO AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS:
All Video auditions are due by midnight on June 1, 2021.
Openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the respective ensemble director for more information.
In order to be considered for a PMO ensemble through a video audition, please complete the audition form (above) and then create a video that includes the following:
1-Vocalizations: Begin in a comfortable range and then work gradually up to your extreme high range. Then, begin again in a comfortable range and work gradually down to your extreme low range. (5-4-3-2-1 on ‘ma ma ma ma ma’ for example)
2-Two songs of contrasting style and tempo: Both songs must include an accompaniment (CD or piano) with no added vocals. The entire song or the best two minutes of each song is acceptable. Be sure the balance between the accompaniment and your voice favors your voice.
You may make the video available to us through the means of your choice such as YouTube, Google Drive, flash drive, DVD, traditional mail, etc.
Be sure you have enabled permissions for us to view your video, and then send a link to your completed video to the appropriate staff member:
Purdue Varsity Glee Club – Bill Griffel
Purduettes or University Choir – Jeff Vallier
Heart and Soul – Rhonda Blacklock
Purdue Bells – Before creating your audition video for Purdue Bells, please submit the audition form (above), then contact director, Rhonda Blacklock for details.
Please email Jeff Vallier with any questions you may have about creating your vocal audition video.