美术

Find out more about Gadsden State's 展示乐队, 声乐组 & 剧院!

The award-winning Gadsden State 展示乐队 is regarded as one of the leading two-year college bands in the Southeast. 他们每年大约演出50场, 到全国各地旅行, 有时, out of state) and record in professional studios. The 展示乐队 performs a variety of styles, 包括当代的大乐队, 节奏与蓝调, 国家, 摇滚, 新奥尔良铜管乐队, straight-ahead jazz and everything in between.

试镜和奖学金

Audition dates are announced annually in January or as needed. Candidates can sign up for an individual morning or afternoon audition time. All candidates must “sit in” with the Gadsden State 展示乐队 at 11 a.m. 试镜那天. 其他要求包括:

仪器: The candidate must prepare a piece of their choice that best demonstrates their abilities. Major scales (two octaves where possible), chromatic scale (lowest to highest) and sight reading are required. Jazz improvisation is encouraged but not required.

歌手: The Gadsden State 展示乐队 includes a small ensemble of vocalists. Those interested in auditioning should prepare two contrasting pieces to sing along with YouTube Karaoke. Each candidate will be required to sing with the 展示乐队 during the audition. 

钢琴和吉他: Prepare a piece that best demonstrates the abilities of the musician. Major scales and sight reading are required. Contemporary blues or jazz improvisation highly required.

贝斯: Prepare a piece that best demonstrates the abilities of the musician. Major scales, walk a bass on a blues, sight reading and improvisation encouraged.

鼓: Demonstrate a variety of drum styles, 包括摇摆, 拉丁, 恐慌, 巴萨诺瓦, 当地人接受, 刷工作, 等. Sight reading will also be required.

声音: Candidates should bring a resume describing their background running a sound board, light, 等. Letters of recommendation are required. 在试镜彩排期间, candidates will be asked to troubleshoot a “fixed” sound or lighting issue.

摄影师/社交媒体: Candidates should bring a portfolio of their photography work, a resume and letters of recommendation. All candidates will be interviewed.

To schedule an audition, contact Music Director/Instructor Desmond Mitchell at rmitchell@dmrdatalink.com or 256-549-8394.

 

 

无伴奏合唱团

The Gadsden State 无伴奏合唱团 is a performance group designed to enhance the skills of developing musicians through the choral genre. The repertoire chosen by director J.T. Harrell incorporates many styles and represents the vast array of choral literature. Emphasis is placed on nurturing reading skills and honing awareness of musical form, stylistic characteristics and musical ensemble performance.

This group does an average of 50 performances each year and serves as a recruiting tool for Gadsden State. They perform in local schools, community events and private parties. 会员资格对任何人开放. 学生 may audition for scholarships.

加兹登州立歌手

加兹登州立歌手 is a performance-based ensemble that appears on campus in the community and throughout the state of Alabama. This groups sings contemporary pieces directed by J.T. 在巡回演出中. Membership in the group is based on an audition, and scholarships are available.

The 23-24 无伴奏合唱团 and Gadsden State Singers

试镜和奖学金

Singers will perform two songs of contrasting styles and genres. One selection should be in classical style such as an art song or folk song performed in the classical style or “legitimate” musical theater style. The second selection can be in the pop, “non-legitimate” musical theater style, 当代基督教, 国家, gospel or other non-classical styles.

Candidates may use CD accompaniment, accompany themselves on an instrument or have a pianist accompaniment. Singers who would like a pianist to play for them must notify J.T. Harrell at 256-549-8391 prior to their scheduled audition time. Candidates should bring the sheet music with them to their audition.

试镜期间, singers will be required to sight read the soprano, 中音, tenor or bass part from an unfamiliar song. Singers will also be required to sing some vocal exercises to check range and possible voice part.

A letter of recommendation from a high school choir director, counselor or principal is requested. To schedule an audition contact Director J.T. 哈勒尔,电话256-549-8391或电子邮件 jharrell@dmrdatalink.com.

Gadsden State Singers performing at a Night of 美术

 

 

love爱博 and the Department of 美术 is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities for its 剧院 部门.  Full and half scholarships are available in the areas of acting, lighting, sound and costumes. 学生 will have the opportunity to do hands-on work for a minimum of one production per semester with a possible summer show and student showcases. Auditions for actors will consist of two contrasting monologues at approximately one minute each. Those seeking a scholarship for Technical 剧院 will be asked to attend an interview with a portfolio including any photos of past work.  

Anyone interested should contact Mr. 乔·富塞利 jfuselli@dmrdatalink.com 面试日期.

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A scene from Gadsden State 剧院's production of The Taming of the Shrew