college auditions

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Clarkvinmazz, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. Clarkvinmazz

    Clarkvinmazz Forte User

    May 11, 2013
    Oberlin, Ohio
    well, its time. college auditions are looming, and although im practicing as much as possible and i know i sound pretty good, frankly im scared out of my pants! ;-) so i have a difficult dilemma to face now. my list of colleges im auditioning for includes Baldwin Wallace conservatory; a fantastic place and a major contender in schools i want to go to. my original pan was to apply early action, as im fairly confident that i will get in and it would be a nice comfortable back up if the other schools dont offer any money, or i dont get in. The early audition date is November 21st- only 6 weeks away! and while i know that im making progress on my audition material, im just not sure if it will be as perfect as i want it to be in time for the audition. so here is my dilemma. do i audition in 6 weeks, knowing that i might not be as ready as i could be but having the comfort of a backup (hopefully!)or do i wait until the February auditions, but not have the security i want?
  2. Vulgano Brother

    Vulgano Brother Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 23, 2006
    Parts Unknown
    I would suggest that you play the November audition, if for nothing else, the experience. Six weeks can be a long time with time well spent.

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