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good tryout songs for altos


Question Posted Monday November 17 2008, 6:01 pm

I am an alto singer and would like to try out for my school's production of Into the Woods. We are not allowed to try out using a song from the musical and starting this year we must sing an entire song, not just the usual 15 bars. The past two years Ive sang the bars from Home- beauty and the beast, and popular- wicked. The problem is I cannot sing all of home and Im not confident in my voice for all of popular. I tried Fine Fine line- avenue q, but it is also too high by the third line. I could sing Not that girl- wicked. but its a tad boring. Help!

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Neener answered Tuesday March 10 2009, 2:19 am:
I realize that this is late, but advice is advice, am I right?

Alright now. You're an alto? Good! I'm an alto too. We're on the same page. Now first things first, the directors want to be wowed, correct? We want to see that you are different from the rest, not that you can mimic what the other artists are doing. If you can hold a song on your own and make us remember you, you will be golden. One way to do that is to sing a song that isn't from one of the over-done buzzed-about shows. Everyone knows everything from things like Hairspray and Grease. I've found that this site is pretty good for finding a good audition piece:

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My favorite song to hear and sing personally, is "If he walked into my life" from Mame, and the second choice for altos would be "Maybe this time" from Cabaret. These guys are slightly less known.

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mp95 answered Thursday January 8 2009, 12:35 am:
into the woods is a great show! some good alto auditions songs are all that jazz-chicago, as long as he needs me-oliver, i get a kick out of you-anything goes, america-west side story, ect. try stageagent.com. it's veeeery helpful. good luck!

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Igotamonopoly answered Wednesday November 19 2008, 9:31 am:
Do they have to be from musical theater?
I would try "Everywhere" by Michelle Branch.

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Exquisitechick answered Tuesday November 18 2008, 9:28 pm:
What about songs from rent? They arent that hard :]

Or from wicked - for good.

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