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IU Soul Revue accepting virtual auditions for fall 2020


Members from IU Soul Revue perform Dec. 12, 2019, in the Willkie Residence Center Auditorium. Soul Revue will be conducting virtual auditions, which are due May 15, for its fall season. Izzy Myszak

IU Soul Revue is conducting virtual auditions for its fall 2020 ensemble. Students auditioning must complete an online audition form and submit an audition video by May 15.

IU Soul Revue is a black music ensemble that performs R&B, soul, funk and contemporary black popular music, according to the group's page on IU's website. The ensemble is a 2 credit-hour course offered through the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, so students earn credit.

After completing the online audition form, students must record a 1-2 minute video performing a song of their choice, preferably an R&B selection. Vocalists and performers must follow the performance with an a cappella version of the National Anthem.

Students will receive a confirmation email with further information after submitting their audition forms, according to the online application. Students may need to schedule an aural and sight reading skills test.

Students can contact IU Soul Revue Director James Strong via email at with any questions.

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