Fall Into Spring Program Auditions – Video Parameters


  • Videos must be submitted by September 1, 2021.
  • Upload video to YouTube and label as UNLISTED (not public or private).
  • Send You Tube link to fpcm@franklinpond.org on or before the deadline. 
  • Recordings should be no longer than 6 minutes.  They can include one piece with contrasting slow and fast sections or two contrasting pieces.
  • HIGH quality video: Good quality is critical for the judging process
  • Recordings should be made in one complete take with no editing or cuts.
  • Video must show the full person at all times at an angle that clearly and fully demonstrates the position of the violin and bow
  • Picture must remain stationary without panning, fade-in/out, close-up techniques, or use of multiple cameras
  • At the beginning of your video, please state clearly:
    • Your name, age, grade, and school
    • The title and composer of each piece you will be playing
    • This speaking section will demonstrate your personality so we can better place you with a group, so please represent yourself well.
  • The video should be in this order:
    1. Speaking (see above)
    2. Your piece(s) in any order you wish

    NO EXCERPTS for the Fall Into Spring Program

  • Franklin Pond reserves the right to reject any applicants whose videos are not completed according to the above parameters. Please direct any questions to fpcm@franklinpond.org.