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ORCHESTRA SUBMISSIONS

Musicians interested in playing in the orchestra for Wicked will be applying for the following chairs:

 

  • REED I (PICCOLO, FLUTE, ALTO FLUTE, SOPRANO RECORDER, PENNY WHISTLE)

  • REED II (OBOE, ENGLISH HORN)

  • REED III (SOPRANO SAX, Eb CLARINET, Bb CLARINET, BASS CLARINET)

  • HORN

  • TRUMPET I

  • TRUMPET II

  • TROMBONE

  • VIOLIN

  • CELLO

  • BASS

  • GUITAR

  • DRUM (Drum Kit, and other hand percussion)

  • PERCUSSION (Auxiliary: Timpani, Glockenspiel, Vibes, Xylophone, Chimes, Bell Tree, Bells etc)

  • KEYBOARD (1,2,3 & 4)
     

WHO CAN APPLY

Applications are open to musicians who will be aged 15-21 during the performance season in January 2018.

To apply for an audition, please submit the information below to: casting@wickedmusical.com.au

Please include in your application:

  • All past orchestral experience, both for musicals and other

  • The highest musical certificate you have achieved (AMEB, AmusA)

  • A contact reference - ideally a teacher or musical director who knows your capabilities

 

Should you be successful in your application, you will receive an audition time and a piece that you will be expected to perform.  You will also be asked to sight read a piece of music as part of your audition.

 

Auditions may be performed on your principle instrument, however should need to double (reeds), you will be expected to supply all instruments for the rehearsals and performance period. 

 

Drum kit, axillary percussion and a guitar amp will be supplied for the auditions, however please bring sticks/mallets, leads and pedal boards etc.

IMPORTANT DATES

Auditions are by appointment only.

VENUE: Swinburne Senior Secondary College, 505 Burwood Road, Hawthorn.

 

FIRST ROUND

Sunday 3 September, 2017

CAST SUBMISSIONS

To apply for an audition, please submit a one page CV and headshot photo to: casting@wickedmusical.com.au

In your email, please list any relevant training in Song, Dance or Drama, along with previous performing experience, including school musicals, detailing production, year and role played. Any singing or dancing competition or eisteddfod awards are also relevant. 

Submissions must be received by Tuesday 1 August.  Click on the link below to download more information on our audition process.

 

WHO CAN APPLY

Applications are open to young people who will be aged 15-21 during the performance season in January 2018.

Further information regarding limited roles for young people aged 10-14 years during the performance season will follow. We will also be seeking other young people to join the hair, makeup, costume, and stage crew teams. 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Auditions are by appointment only.

In some cases, performers may be asked to submit a video audition prior to the audition dates.

 

VENUE: Stage School Australia, 23 Allen Street, Coburg.

 

FIRST ROUND

Saturday 5 August 2017 or Sunday 6 August 2017

Click to download Orchestra Audition Process PDF