Auditions for Adult Vocalists: Sing as a Soloist at Our Holiday Concert

A photo of tenor, Pete Avendaño at FASO@10.

The Filipino American Symphony Orchestra is calling for adult vocalists, to audition for solo spots at our holiday concert on Sunday, December 7, 2019.

To sign up for an audition, submit the application form below. Applicants must also provide a link to a pre-screening video clip of themselves singing any song of their choice in the application form. The clip may not exceed more than 4 minutes in length. YouTube links are preferred. However, if the candidate has performed with FASO before, this pre-screening video requirement is waived.

Application forms and sample video clips are due Saturday, September 7. Those who pass the pre-screening will be invited to our live auditions on Saturday, September 21 in Los Angeles. The time and venue of the audition will be provided in your invitation letter.

If you’re invited to our live auditions, you’ll be asked to perform two songs. The first audition piece must be selected from the list of songs below. The songs on the list are part of our concert repertoire. When you select a song from the list as your audition piece, you will be auditioning to perform that song at our concert. The second audition piece can be any song of your choice that best showcases your own vocal style and abilities. If you’d like, your second audition piece can also be selected from the list below.

Choose your audition pieces wisely. We recommend selecting pieces that you’re most comfortable with and that best fits your vocal range. But when selecting your second piece, take into consideration the popularity of a prospective song as an audition piece. If you select a popular audition piece, then you’ll most likely be competing with more candidates. If you select a less popular audition piece, then the odds of being selected will be much more favorable with fewer candidates to select from. If we don’t find a candidate suitable for any of the songs below, we reserve the right to exclude the song from the concert repertoire.

Additional details regarding our live auditions will be provided in your invitation if you’re selected. Good luck!

Questions? Email Louie Ramos at luisramos91201@gmail.com.

Audition Pieces

1. “Sana Ngayong Pasko”
2. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

Listening Tracks

Here are a few listening tracks to help candidates learn audition pieces from our repertoire.

1. “Sana Ngayong Pasko” (Female or Male Range)

Female Range
Vocal Model
Minus One

Male Range
Vocal Model
Minus One

2. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” (Female Range)
Vocal Model

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