RJAM Auditions

Requirements

All RJAM applicants are required to submit unedited audiovisual recordings fulfilling the prescreening requirements listed below with the application. Applicants will be informed if they are invited to attend an audition or have been denied in prescreening. If invited, there are two audition format options. Applicants may select to audition live at SFCM (COVID-19 vaccination required) or attend a virtual audition. If a virtual audition is selected, note that you may be asked to submit additional audiovisual recordings to supplement your prescreening submissions. These applicants will be notified with the prescreening decision.

Prescreening

Applicants must submit a prescreening recording with their application by December 1.

Each of these four selections should not exceed six minutes, and the total media submitted should not exceed 30 minutes.

  • A medium-tempo blues
  • An up-tempo jazz standard
  • A Latin, rock, or funk tune
  • A ballad

Final Audition

  • There Will Never Be Another You (Eb)
  • Misty (Eb)
  • On Green Dolphin St. (C)
  • Now's the Time (F)
  • The Girl From Ipanema (F)

Voice applicants should be prepared to send lead-sheets for three standards (5 copies in the correct key for each standard) and a ballad lead-sheet (1 copy) to be performed in addition to the pieces listed above.

 

For audition dates, please visit Auditions.

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  • Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall

  • Library

  • Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall

  • Milton Salkind Terrace

  • Osher Salon

  • Phyllis Wattis Atrium

  • Osher Salon

  • The Panoramic

  • Sol Joseph Recital Hall

  • The Panoramic

  • Sol Joseph Recital Hall

  • The Panoramic

  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music