2023 Summer Program Auditions – Video Parameters


    • Videos must be submitted by April 15, 2023
    • Videos must be uploaded to YouTube and marked as UNLISTED (not public or private)
    • A link to the video must be sent to fpcm@franklinpond.org on or before the deadline
    • Videos should be the highest quality you can make, as good quality is critical for the judging process
    • One complete take for each piece with no editing or cuts (you can record each part of the audition separately and combine it in to one video)
    • For students auditioning individually, videos must show the full person at all times at an angle that clearly and fully demonstrates the position of the violin and bow
    • For pre-formed groups, videos must show the entire group at all times at an angle where each player can be seen clearly
    • 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:
      • Name, age, grade, and school (for pre-formed groups, each player must state their 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.
    • For students auditioning individually, the video should be in this order:
      1. Speaking (see above)
      2. Piece
      3. Bach
      4. Excerpts

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