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School of Choral Studies

School of Choral Studies Auditions

Applications and audition videos should be submitted by 5/1. Program dates for 2021 are TBD.

School of Choral Studies Online Application

If you are interested in attending the School of Choral Studies, you must audition successfully to become a member or alternate. You may audition for NYSSSA by submitting a recorded video audition.

Audition Preparation

APPLICATION FORM: To participate in the audition process, complete the application form.  

SOLO: You should perform a prepared vocal selection to demonstrate your technical and musical abilities. 

SCALES: Prepare two scales: a major scale (ascending and descending) and a melodic minor scale (ascending and descending) in any key you prefer. 

REQUIRED SELECTION: You must prepare the required selection, which will be an important part of your audition.

 

Recorded Audition Requirements

Audition recordings will not be adjudicated without a completed application form.

Complete recorded auditions (your solo, scales, and the required selection) can be sent by:

  • Email:  nysssa@nysed.gov
  • Online: You may upload your audition to a video-sharing website (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) , and send the link by email. 

Audition Dates

There are no calendar events right now.

Required Documents

Tuition and Financial Aid

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, NYSSSA will not be charging tuition for 2021 virtual programs.