Vocalists

Stage 1:  Application and video

 

APPLICATIONS TO AUDITION FOR NYJO 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED.

We will next be recruiting for the Jazz Orchestra around October 2019.

Stage 2:  AUDITION

Following the first stage, successful applicants will be invited to sing at a rehearsal with NYJO in London on 12 January 2019. Travel bursaries are available for anyone travelling from outside the M25.

  • Each audition is about 20 minutes long
  • You may bring your own copy of a big band chart to sing through with the band or choose a song from a list that will be provided to you when invited to audition. Choose a piece that showcases your strengths – whether this is a song, vocalise, improvisation or a combination
  • You will also receive some notated quick study music shortly before the rehearsal day that you will be expected to sing with the band.
  • The panel will speak to you briefly about your what inspires you as a musician, your musical goals and your playing experience.

 

Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.