All applicants to the Music Program must submit completed application and teacher recommendation forms and upload the following REQUIRED ASSIGNMENTS:
CSSSA Music Required Assignments – 2021
ALL MUSIC APPLICANTS:
A. An audition video recording that includes your vocal or instrumental performance of two pieces of contrasting styles that you have studied. The maximum combined performance length for the audition is six minutes. Begin your video by stating your name, your instrument and the number of years you have played each (if applicable), and the titles and composers of your selections. Then start your audition. Original songs may not be submitted. NOTE: We MUST be able to see you play your instrument or sing.
B. In addition, IN A SEPARATE DOCUMENT, upload your answer to the following questions: Why do you want to attend the California State Summer School for the Arts, and what do you think you will contribute to the Music Program?
In addition, you must submit a brief statement of your specific learning objectives and reasons for wanting to return to the school. If you previously attended CSSSA in an artistic discipline other than Music, you must submit a recommendation from a CSSSA instructor in that department.
FOR ALL STUDENTS, PLEASE NOTE:
• Accompanying track/accompanist suggested for the application requirements.
• Multiple applications must be submitted if you would like to apply with more than one instrument. Students will be accepted in one instrument only.
Please save your assignments with your first initial and last name followed by the appropriate letter for each of the submissions. For example, John Smith would save his work as follows: