Sat, Jan 23|
Nail Your Next Vocal Audition
Whether you’re submitting a virtual audition or traveling to a live one, chances are, you have a few questions. And most importantly - how do you show the judges who YOU are? The goal of this class is to make you feel as prepared and confident as possible during your important vocal auditions.
Time & Location
Jan 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
About the Event
Whether you’re submitting a virtual audition or traveling to a live one, chances are, you have a few questions. What song should you pick? What should you wear? How do you select an appropriate audition cut? And most importantly - how do you show the judges who YOU are? The goal of this class is to make you feel as prepared and confident as possible during your important vocal auditions.
In this live Zoom class with Kerry Bieneman, we’ll discuss a range of good audition practices including how to best prepare music for an accompanist, what should be in your repertoire book, and ideas for choosing the best songs for YOU. These skills will help you with your current virtual auditions, and your future “LIVE IN LIVING COLOR” ones!
Kerry brings a unique set of professional skills to this class. Coming from both sides of the audition table, she brings her own perspective to auditions. She is a sought-after pianist & music director throughout southeastern Wisconsin, an experienced singer/actress and the Vocal Director of the Kids From Wisconsin!
Class participants will be encouraged to ask questions, share, and discuss topics with answers benefiting everyone. All ages are welcome (12 and under with an accompanied parent) . Let us help you "Nail Your Next Vocal Audition"!
Kerry Bieneman holds a B.M. in vocal performance from Lawrence University and a M.M. in vocal performance from Northwestern University. She is an active pianist, music director, and singer throughout southeastern Wisconsin. She has served as a voice professor at Lawrence University, UW-Milwaukee, and Carthage College.
Ms. Bieneman has served as a private vocal coach, accompanist, and music director for many companies including Florentine Opera, Skylight Music Theatre, Opera for the Young, Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Rep, Waukesha Choral Union, and the Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets. She also serves as music director for the Musical Mainstage shows at Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove, WI.
She enjoys singing a variety of repertoire including classical, musical theatre, pop/rock, and jazz.
She is an active cabaret performer throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
After being a performer in the Kids (1997-2001), she served 11 years as the Assistant Choral Director. She became the Choral Director in 2017.