Announcing an immediate vacancy for:

Male Vocalist

Electronic Submission Must Be Received By: 11:59 PM EST November 1, 2019
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Application packets should include the following:

Application packets should include the following:

  • Cover Letter and Resume/CV
  • Full length photo
  • Video demonstrating your very best styles of singing. Live performances are preferred; performances with accompaniment tracks are also acceptable
  • Video must include an a cappella Star Spangled Banner
  • Please include on your resume any other marketable musical or non-musical skills. Examples of other skills include playing an instrument, arts administration experience, recording engineering experience, graphic design, or any other skills that may be valuable in a large, self-produced performing ensemble

The successful candidate will possess a strong stage presence, the ability to front a band and move comfortably on stage, the capacity to react quickly in performance, and communicate effectively to an audience.

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Any questions related to the job or music for the audition should be directed to Staff Sergeant Emily McAleesejergins : emily.mcaleesejergins@westpoint.edu

Primary Duties of this Position

Perform as lead and background vocalist primarily in the West Point Band’s popular music group, “The BennyHavens Band,” as well as in other commercial, patriotic, and ceremonial settings. This position requires the vocalist to learn and memorize music quickly, and to sing accurate and blended background vocals. Members of the band help set up equipment for all performances, so applicants need to be able to move and team-lift heavy lighting and audio equipment.

Electronic Submission

  • Submit your application by filling out the form below and uploading the necessary documents and/or files.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Only video files will be accepted.
  • Only high quality sound recordings will be accepted and evaluated.
  • Separating files for each excerpt is permitted and preferred.
  • Upon submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email sent to the email you have provided.

If you encounter any issues submitting your application or materials, or have any questions, please contact auditions: bandauditions@westpoint.edu

Military Personnel

Military personnel should also submit their Soldier Record Brief (or equivalent), three years of performance evaluation reports, Commander’s Intent to Release memo, and an Official DA Photo.

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