Audition Preparation Workshop

This workshop is intended for students of all ages, primarily high-school through college, and teachers who are interested in additional guidance for upcoming auditions and competitions. We will discuss practice preparation, repertoire, and the art of recordings.

Outline of Workshop: 

1. Brief introduction

  • My experiences
  • Why I wanted to host this workshop
  • How it can be helpful for both students and teachers

2. Depending on size of audience, cater lecture to their specific needs i.e. if only high school, talk about All-State, auditioning for undergraduate programs, and regional/flute competitions

3. Basic information about preparation

  • Checklist
  • Timeline
  • Getting to know the event
    • International v. national
    • Regional v. national
    • Audition panel aka who is listening

4. Repertoire

  • Excerpts
  • Solo
  • With pianist
  • Etudes

5. Recording

  • Etiquette
  • Home recording v. professional
  • Before recording session, during, and after
  • Mic placement, settings, and quality
  • Different types of recording devices
    • Demonstrate with my zoom

6. Audience Q and A

Presenter Biography

Jeiran Hasan is a D.M.A. candidate at the U. of Iowa, under the tutelage of Nicole Esposito. Ms. Hasan attended the Cleveland Institute of Music for her B.M. and M.M., where she studied with Mary Kay Fink and Joshua Smith. She has been the grand-prize winner of the Young Artist flute competitions of Seattle, Atlanta, San Diego, Upper Midwest, and Kentucky.