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Audition Information for Brebeuf Vocal Ensembles and Piano Studio

When choosing to study at Brebeuf Jesuit, students have the opportunity to explore interests and passions while experiencing an array of enrichment opportunities. The Brebeuf Jesuit Visual and Performing Arts Department teaches students to be creative, collaborative, compassionate, and confident. Additionally, studies have shown that students who participate in music-related activities during high school benefit academically.

What are the vocal elective options?

For vocalists who would like to start in a beginner-level class, we offer two Vocal Studio Classes: The Contemporary Singer & The Vocal Masterclass. These are semester-long courses that do not require auditions. 

For vocalists who would like to start in a more advanced vocal ensemble, we offer three Vocal Ensemble Classes: Men’s Glee, Bella Valiente, and Varsity Singers. These courses do require a vocal audition, and see below for the vocal audition details and logistics.

Click here to learn more about the Brebeuf Jesuit Vocal Program and elective options.

What are the piano elective options?

For pianists who would like to start in a beginner-level class, we offer Piano I. This is a semester-long course that does not require an audition.

For pianists who would like to start in a more advanced piano course, we offer Piano II and Piano III. These courses do require a piano audition, and see below for the piano audition details and logistics. 

Piano and Vocal Audition Details

We offer both piano and vocal auditions for musicians who desire to begin in an advanced piano course or advanced vocal ensemble at Brebeuf Jesuit. This helps to ensure that students are placed in the appropriate ensemble for their skill level. There is a place for all musicians and skill levels in piano and vocal ensembles!

  • Available audition dates: 

    • April 17 & 18; 3:30-6:30 p.m.

    • April 19; 5:00-7:00 p.m.

  • 15 minutes per student.

  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early

  • Park in the visitor parking lot and enter through Door #1 (main entrance). You will be greeted and checked in by a current Brebeuf vocal or piano student.  

  • They will bring you to the music wing where you will have access to a practice room to warm-up prior to your audition time.

  • Auditions will take place in the Vocal Studio Room – Room 089

  • Please fill out and submit to or bring to your audition this vocal placement form.

Audition Resources

Print or view online the following songs and use the links to prepare for your vocal or piano placement audition. Students are also welcome, but not required, to bring one other piece of music to perform.

Ladies – Goodnight, My Someone (m.1-23)

Gentlemen – The Impossible Dream (m.1-18)

All – Gloria (refrain); learn your voice part (soprano, alto, tenor, bass)

Piano – The Spinning Song

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