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Latin Music Ensemble Auditions Fall 2021

Latin Music Ensembles are open to any Texas State student by audition. Please follow the instructions below

Fall 2021 Mariachi Auditions Process

Here are instructions for this year’s Mariachi Auditions:

  1. Mariachi auditions will be by Video Submission.
  2. All audition videos are due by Friday, August 20.
  3. Make one video per “part” as described below.
  4. Upload all videos to YouTube as “unlisted”.
  5. Create an email with the subject as: Mariachi Audition + YOUR NAME
  6. Send your email to all of these recipients by (or before) the due date: 
    1. jl18@txstate.edumq15@txstate.edumsg113@txstate.eduas47275@txstate.edu

 

Mariachi Lince de Oro Auditions

PART 1 - required for everyone

  • Play all of Son de la Negra
  • Sing all coros to Son de la Negra
  • Note: if an Armonia player, you must sing and play

 PART 2 - required for anyone interested in singing in the ensemble

  • Select and perform two songs in contrasting styles

 

Mariachi Nueva Generación Auditions

PART 1 - required for everyone

  • Play all of Son de la Negra
  • Sing all coros to Son de la Negra
  • Note: if an Armonia player, you must sing and play

 PART 2 - required for everyone

  • Select your desired audition part to Viva Veracruz 3
  • Prepare all sections 

PART 3 - required for anyone interested in singing in the ensemble

  • Select and perform two mariachi songs in contrasting styles


Music: 

  • Viva Veracruz 3
  • Son de la Negra

Mariachi Audition Files

Download the appropriate file according to the instructions above


Fall 2021 Salsa Auditions Process

 

Auditions will be by video submission. Please upload your musical performance video to YouTube as unlisted. Send all links in one email to jrr249@txstate.edu and jl18@txstate.edu. All video audition submissions must be received by Friday August 20.

 

Salsa del Rio audition musical selection (Violins and flutes are welcome to audition)

- Se Que Te Amare - Yahaira Plasencia 

 

Orquesta del Rio audition musical selection (Graduate and selected undergraduate students only)(Include a chorus of improvisation over the chords/form of the audition piece in your video submission)

- Cha Cha Cha (Calzada del Cerro)

 

Salsa Audition Files

Download the appropriate file according to the instructions above. 

Singers, select and perform two songs in contrasting styles (Salsa and cumbia, merengue and bolero etc)

Alto Sax, utilize baritone sax part for audition

Tenor Sax, utilize 2nd trumpet part for audition

Se Que Te Amare

Cha Cha Cha (Calzada del Rio)