2022-2023 Hoover Performing Arts Auditions

Band

Beginning Band: No audition or experience needed. Request Band as your elective.

Intermediate Concert Band: Experience reading notes required. Please complete the Interest Form including the Note Naming Challenge.

Advanced Symphonic Band & Advanced Jazz Band: Audition required. Video should include 1 song of your choice and at least 3 scales. Please complete the Interest Form.

Questions? Please contact Ms. Fabian at kfabian@sjusd.org or Google Voice (408) 641-0372. For more information, visit the Band website.

Dance 

Beginning Dance: No audition necessary. Request Beginning Dance as your elective.

Intermediate & Advance Dance: 

  • Audition required. (If you have already completed the Beginning level, you will automatically move to the Intermediate level when you sign up for dance.)
  • Auditions for Intermediate, Advanced AND Dance Team levels will be held in-person on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 3:30-5:30pm in the Hoover Dance Room. Students who would like to audition should meet in front of the Swimming Pool entrance.
  • Please complete this Google Form before the in-person audition.

Questions? Please contact Ms. Jos at cjos@sjusd.org

Choir

Beginning Choir is open to everyone! Request Beginning Choir as your elective.

Students may audition for the higher level if they wish.   

Fill out this form if you are interested. 

*Note: if you have been in choir this year, you will automatically be placed into level 2, unless requested otherwise.

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Arribere at varribere@sjusd.org

Drama

Beginning Drama and Musical Theatre: No audition necessary. Request Beginning Drama as your elective.

Intermediate and Advanced Drama: Audition required, or with teacher approval. Fill out this form and upload your video of a one to two minute audition monologue, or share your audition link to the form. (If you're having issues accessing the form, please try opening the link in Chrome.)

Stage Tech: For 7th/8th grade only. No audition required.

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Jordan at ejordan@sjusd.org

Orchestra

Beginning Orchestra: No audition required. Request Beginning Orchestra as your elective.

Intermediate Orchestra: Audition required. Students should be able to perform 1 scale and a song of their choice (in tune).

Advanced Orchestra: Audition required. Students should be able to perform at least 3 scales of their choice (in tune) in addition to a prepared song of their choice. 

How to Audition:  Please complete this Google Form and upload your audition video when prompted. The deadline for video submissions is Friday, May 27, 2022.  (If you're having issues accessing the form, please try opening the link in Chrome.)

Question? Please contact Mrs. Launspach at rlaunspach@sjusd.org

Mariachi

Auditions are not required. Request Mariachi as your elective.

Questions? Please contact Mr. Quintero.