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Audition 101: Five Essential Audition Songs
A set of five highly polished songs is an important weapon to have in a singer's arsenal. With these five types of songs, you can be ready for almost any last-minute audition!
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1) A song with a relatively slow tempo
2) A song with an upbeat tempo
3) A song from the Golden Age
4) A song written after 1970
5) A showstopper
In addition to these five essential types of songs to put in your binder, here are a few additional that would be good to have on hand:
1) A Disney song
2) A song in a foreign language
3) A pop song
Keep in mind, you should showcase a diversity of character types in your audition repertoire. For example, include a mix of comedic, dramatic, and romantic songs.
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