Preliminary Video Requirements
What should I record?
An introduction of your name, school, grade, instrument and why you want to be a PMAY Artist (40 secs)
Announce and play the scale(s) in the audition requirements; in quarter notes (20-30 secs)
Announce and play the 1st piece or etude (1-3 mins)
(If applicable) Announce and play the 2nd solo piece or etude (1-3 mins)
The video should preferably be one-take and unedited. You can try as many times as you want to and send in your best one.
The length shouldn't exceed 7-8 mins
How should I record?
Smart phone video in landscape orientation is acceptable
Use the rear facing camera
Use a tripod or rest the device on a stable platform. No handheld videos
Ensure your whole self is visible and that you fully fill the frame.
Record in a well-lit and spacious quiet room
Dress professionally, like at a performance
Look at the recording device when speaking
How should I submit the video?
Upload the video to YouTube
Copy the link to the online application page
You may want to ensure that the video is "unlisted" to ensure privacy
If you have unsure how to upload a video, please contact Najib Wong
If you are unable to upload the video, you may opt to use a file sharing website: www.wetransfer.com. Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When should I submit the video?
Deadline for priority consideration is May 15, 2019
Applications after May 15 will be considered on a rolling basis over the summer
You are encouraged to submit as early as possible to ensure an audition slot