Music Department Online Audition Requirements

The Music Department is looking for students with passion for Music.  Students will demonstrate their musical skills, perform a solo with their intended instrument, and tell us about their passion.

To apply to the SDSCPA Music program, please complete an audition video. Your audition video should be recent (within one month of submission) and must include the following components. Your video should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

Video Introduction

​     1. In your video, please introduce yourself.  Include:

  1. Your first and last name

  2. The grade you will be entering in the Fall

  3. What instrument(s) you play


     2. Answer the following questions:

  1. What do you enjoy about playing music?

  2. Why do you want to come to SDSCPA?

     3. Play a musical selection on your instrument!

Remember to introduce the musical selection you will be performing.



Students will be evaluated individually.  Areas of assessment will include:

  • Tone Quality

  • Rhythm

  • Notes and Pitch

  • Dynamics

  • Expression and Style

  • Posture, Deportment, and Stage Presence


Please upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo.

If you use YouTube, please upload the video as Unlisted to protect your student’s privacy. 

If you use Vimeo, please secure it with a password.  We will need access to this password to view your submission.

If you do not have sufficient technology needed to submit an online audition, please email SDSCPAauditions@sandi.net to inquire about audition alternatives.

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