WELCOME TO MAC ENG MUSICAL

We are so excited that you have considered auditioning for our little cult (uh we mean club)!

Here are some important audition dates to remember:

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AUDITION INFO

We are so glad that you have considered joining our little cult (uhhhh we mean.. club)!

 

Watch our info video for more facts about each section!

BAND

Concert Band Audition

The concert band audition will consist of the following:

  • Two pieces or excerpts of your choice of contrasting genre

    • Examples include: Jazz and Classical Baroque and Romantic

    • Does NOT need to be memorized

    • Pieces together must be no more than 4 minutes in length in total

    • Please upload your sheet music to the Google Form with your application (there will be a section to upload)

  • Two to three major scales of varying tempos and articulations

    • Scales can be up to 4 sharps or 4 flats (in concert pitch)

    • No sheet music provided​

  • One piece of music to sight read

    • You will be given time to briefly read music before performing

 

If you do not have your own instrument and require one for the audition, please rent one on your own and we will reimburse you for the week of your audition.

 

Rhythm Section Audition

Rhythm section instruments consist of drums, piano, guitar, and bass guitar. The rhythm section audition will consist of the following:​​

  • One piece or excerpt of your choice

    • Does NOT need to be memorized

    • The piece/excerpt must not exceed 3 minutes in length

    • Please upload your sheet music to the Google Form with your application (there will be a section to upload)

    • Comping for guitarists and pianists: You will be asked to comp over a jazz standard, with a lead sheet provided

    • For drummers: You will be asked to play two contrasting grooves, one of which will be accompanied by a pianist​

  • Sight Reading

    • One piece of music to sight read

    • You will be given time to briefly read music before performing

 

The link to the audition sign-up form can be found below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrBnETh7qv3-D03i14U2CTy8LmCRQNINyJGNl2mIAQJDfxjg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

**Please fill out this form by Tuesday, September 20th. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email mac.eng.musical.band@gmail.com. Good luck! 

CAST 

Our auditions this year will be in-person in JHE H324.

Please sign up for one of the 15 minute timeslots below and have a short monologue and song prepared.  The monologue and song together should be about 8 minutes total and you are welcome to perform your song acapella or bring a backing track.

There is no requisite talent level in either acting or singing so don't be dissuaded if you're not the best at one or the other! 

The google form to sign up at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdnH2HixGsmROoDKk-9g54UWPDmeZSKCWmFtmJrBURwMTXkYQ/viewform 

 

Looking forward to seeing you!  If you have any questions please reach out to Alec and Maddy at macengmusical@gmail.com

Deadline to sign up is Thursday Sept 22nd at 5:00pm

CREW/ PRODUCTION CREW

There is no audition requirement for crew! Anyone is welcome to join! 

Sign up using this google form now!

https://forms.gle/dziAeYCRybkBFtvr7 

If you have any questions, you can contact the production and crew team at memteamdeathtrap@gmail.com

WRITING CREW

There is no audition requirement for  writing crew! Anyone is welcome to join! 

Sign up using this google form now!

https://forms.gle/4dfHDhYLu6CEFguU9

 

*Note- You can be on both writing crew and production/crew