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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.

Happy Auditioning!

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