Got called back for 2nd song. Hey Rachael! I only can sing 30 seconds of two different songs that differentiate in pace and tempo. Please let me know if you have any ideas for me! I usually sing Broadway songs but I would like to audition for the Voice. What would be a good song for me to sing? What would be a song for me to sing as an audition?
Tips for Auditioning for The Voice, American Idol and The X Factor
The right take on a well-known tune can win over with the judges — and the viewers — while a wrong note will send your reality-TV dreams home in a Ford-sponsored body bag. So with American Idol kicking off its thirteenth season tonight, it had us wondering: Which songs have become go-to choices for the contestants competing on these programs over the years? After a trip down a deep rabbit hole to research the song selections on twelve different American reality singing competitions see our helpful note on how we compiled our data below , we discovered a lot of our previous theories about song choice were wrong. The biggest revelation: The number of times any one song has been performed on a television competition is much lower than we anticipated, with the top tune appearing only seventeen times.
New-ish Audition Song Ideas (2012+)
Singers, finding the right song to sing is often half the battle when it comes to performances, auditions, competitions, and gigs! Does the genre work with your stylistic tendencies? Does it give you the opportunity to show off your voice? These are all things to consider, making it much harder than just selecting a song at random out of a repertoire book. First, take a deep breath. Bonus: Looking for the sheet music for these songs? Make sure to check out Musicnotes. The good news is, there are TONS of great repertoire picks from musicals past and present. Here are some recommendations:. Songs to Sing for Other Auditions Selecting an audition song that shows you off is important for all types of scenarios, from college auditions to gigs to vocal competitions.
Looking for some musical theatre songs that are sure to impress at your next audition? The wide repertoire of musical theatre songs is full of everything from desperate ballads to uproarious anthems. All of these memorable songs are great ways to express both your voice and your acting skills. When you pour your heart and soul into these theatrical pieces, audiences are sure to resonate. Curious how lessons work? Sign up for more information about our private lessons. Submit Sign up successful.