String! Showcase Concert – Information

String! Showcase Concert –

Audition Information for Reference

Thank you for applying to audition for the String! Showcase Concert. We will be in touch in early May to arrange a date and time -slot.

Auditions will take place during the weekend of May 22nd-23rd in Summerheath Hall, Hailsham. You will be allocated a time slot of 20 minutes and will be asked to arrive no more than 10 minutes before this.

We will provide an accompanist (please bring a copy of the piano part) but, if you wish, you may perform to your own backing track. Please bring a device on which to play it!

Audition Repertoire

You will be asked to perform:

  1. a music-theatre song or excerpt of your own choice lasting 1 – 2 minutes
  2. a song or part of a song from String!

The audition songs from String! are:

Soprano and Mezzo Soprano Voices – No 3. This House (please prepare the part marked Harriet)

Young Soprano Voices (under 25) –  Hey Cupid, Are You Working Today? (please prepare just the part marked Harriet)

Alto Voices –  Love’s the Greatest Market in the World (verses 1 and 2)

Baritone VoicesCan’t Let the World Go (verses 1 & 2)

Young Tenor/High Baritone Voices (under 25) – A Helping Hand to Fate

If you’re not sure what sort of voice you have or would like to talk through anything else about the auditions or the show, please contact us on and we’ll try to help.

A recording of the songs and the lyrics and sheet music can be found below:

Listen to the Audition Songs


Songsheets and Lyrics for Auditions