Auditions

Linn-Mar Show Choir Auditions 2021-2022


Vocal Auditions

Vocal Auditions for next year’s show choir will be done online. Students will VIDEO record themselves singing the selected cut of a song a cappella and send it to us to score. You may record as many times as you like, but only send your final copy.


Tenor/Bass Song- “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'” by Rodgers and Hammerstein

Sheet Music for Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’

Helpful Notes, Good Video, Starting Pitch Assistance, and Instructions for Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’

Starting Pitch for Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’:


Soprano/Alto Song- “Some Things are Meant to Be” by Howland and Dickstein

Sheet Music for “Some Things are Meant to Be”

Helpful Notes, Good Video, Starting Pitch Assistance, and Instructions for Some Things are Meant to Be

Starting Pitch for “Some Things are Meant to Be:”


Vocal Auditions VIDEOS need to be submitted NO LATER than May 12th at 11:59pm

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR VOCAL AUDITION

 


Choreography Auditions

Choreography auditions for next year’s show choir will be learned in person or online. Students will learn a dance in person or online from our choreographer, video record themselves dancing that choreographed routine, and send it to us on a Google Form to score. You may record as many times as you like, but only send your final copy


Choreography Learning

Both Learning sessions will take place in LMHS Auxiliary Gym. Enter through Door 13 on the South side of the building.

  • Monday, May 24 7:00-9:30 pm– Current 9-11 Graders
    • 7:00pm-8:15pm- Guys Only
    • 8:15-9:30pm Girls Only
  • Tuesday, May 25 6:00-8:30 pm– Current 8th Graders
    • 6:00pm-7:15pm- Guys Only
    • 7:15-8:30 Girls Only (Guys have the option to practice with high school helpers during this time in the High School Choir Room. If you decide to stay, coordinate your ride to pick you up on the north side of the HS.

For the sake of costuming starting points, we have split this into two generalized gender groups. Come to the audition that teaches your gender’s dance. If you do not identify with either of these genders, reach out and we can assist in getting you to the right group for you.

There are 3 possible audition dances. You only need to submit the one that best applies to your grade-level and gender.

  1. Audition Dance #1: This dance is for boys currently in 8th grade. 
      1. Click this link for a recording of the teaching session (link will be available May 25)
      2. Click this link for a full tempo video of the dance (link will be available May 25)
  2. Audition Dance #2: This dance is for boys currently in 9-11th grade
      1. Click this link for a recording of the teaching session (link will be available May 24)
      2. Click this link for a full tempo video of the dance (link will be available May 24)
  3. Audition Dance #3: This dance is for girls in 8-11th grade
      1. Click this link for a recording of the teaching session (link will be available May 24)
      2. Click this link for a full tempo video of the dance (link will be available May 24)

If there is any confusion on which dance to learn and perform- or if you have other questions, please contact Mr. Buglewicz at tbuglewicz@linnmar.k12.ia.us

You MUST show your entire body, head to toe, in the video you submit. We need to see your footwork and arm work in the video. If you do not follow these guidelines we will contact you about resubmitting your video.

Here is a link to the song you will all dance to. Use this track when making your video: (Link will be posted on May 24)


CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR DANCE AUDITION VIDEO

Dance Audition videos need to be submitted NO LATER than May 28th at 11:59pm

Results will be posted on twitter (@LinnMarChoirs) before the end of the day on June 4th. Results will also be posted on this page. 

Keep an eye out for announcements regarding organizational meetings for the groups once results have been posted.