AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS PROCESS (VOCALS):

Please video record yourself singing a verse and chorus acapella of “Hope is Alive” by NEW HOPE OAHU Music. Also sing a verse and chorus acapella of a song of your choice.

Send Videos fredalcain@enewhope.org Attn: Audition

AUDITIONS PROCESS (BAND):
Please contact: fredalcain@enewhope.org 

PREFERRED MUSICAL PROFICIENCY

Vocalists

Finding Your Range

*Note: If you have a piano and know where “middle C” is C4, the octave above would be C5.

Sopranos: can hit at least a C6 Altos: can hit at least a B5 Tenors: can hit at least a F4
– Able to hold a harmony part

– Understands blending / dynamics 


Musicians 
Rhythm Guitar:
– Able to mute strum 16th notes at 120 bpm for 30s
– Able to mute ‘shuffle’ strum a 6/8 beat at 120 bpm for 30s – Able to play all major, minor, 2’s, 6’s, 7’s, 9’s 


Lead Guitar:

– Able to play A,D,E,G and C# major scale one octave up and down in two different positions at 120 bpm

Bass:

– Is familiar with circle of 5ths (knowledge and application)

– Can play E, F, G, A and C major scale on octave up and down in two different positions at 120 bpm (1/4 notes) 

Drums/Percussion:

– Intermediate Level Knowledge of Music Notation – Can play to a click track or metronome
– Understands dynamics
– Can play 1/16th notes at 140 bpm

– Can play triplets at 140 bpm

Keys:

– Intermediate Level Knowledge of Music Notation
– Can play chords like: m7b5’s, diminished, 6’s, 7’s, 9’s, 11’s, 13’s – Can play all major scales at 120 bpm (1 octave up and down)