Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Early Entrance Auditions

January 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Auditions for incoming students 2019-2020. Don’t worry if you don’t have magnet points! You can still get into AMPA by auditioning for our prestigious music and performing arts programs. Please email susan.freitag@lausd.net for audition information.

Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA)

EARLY DECISION Audition Requirements

JANUARY 12, 2019


Audition is one hour long.  Be prepared to learn a dance routine.

Wear appropriate dance clothing. (Hair should be pulled up and no jewelry)


INSTRUMENTAL:  (Jazz, Winds, Strings, Percussion and Piano)

Be prepared to play major scales, (minor of possible)

Play a one to two minute memorized piece from the genre you are auditioning for.

If you are auditioning for WINDS bring a copy of your music.

Sight reading will be tested.



Play a piece demonstrating “Classical Technique: finger picking, style and scales.



Prepare a 1-2 minute memorized monologue form a published play.



Prepare and memorized a 1 minute song from a Broadway show.

Prepare a monologue. (You can use the same one from the drama audition)



Prepare a classical song of 32 measures in English or Italian

Bring your own CD or IPOD accompaniment.

Be prepared to sight read a short measure melody in C Major.


All horn players will audition for both Jazz and Winds.

All jazz piano players will also audition for classical piano.


(Visited 243 times, 1 visits today)


January 12, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Hamilton High School
2955 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90034 United States
+ Google Map