Auditions for Androgyny are held every fall (and occasionally in the spring) in the first few weeks of school. To be considered for the group, students sing a song of their choice for the current members. We’ll also give you a few fun pitch matching exercises and check your range with some non-threatening piano runs. During callbacks a day or two later, everyone gets together for a jam sesh to see how well you pick up new tunes and to let you get a feel for the group dynamic.
Look for specific audition date and time information on our News & Events page, and check out these useful words of wisdom below…
- While we love hearing any selection, we recommend something that shows off your voice’s strengths.
- Sometimes personality can be as important as vocal quality, so relax. Be yourself!
- Let us know if you beat-box, arrange music, or are willing to try either!
- Take comfort in the fact that we WANT you to be our newest member. We are already on your side in your audition. We can’t wait for you to show us what you’ve got!
- Unless you’ve planned some complicated choreography (NOT necessary by the way), try to plant your feet and deliver. You are strong. You are the mighty oak tree. You can sway and keep time and have fun, but you’ll feel (and look) less nervous if you ground yourself.
- Don’t be afraid to take risks. Never beat-boxed? Give it a try. Got a sweet, albeit odd talent? Show us!
- Don’t sweat it if you didn’t make it this time. Odds are good we already had enough sopranos or didn’t need a bass. If you’re still interested, please try again when the next round of auditions roll around and Androgynites have graduated or gone abroad…