2019 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

– Students must be 13 years old & above (21 years & below will require parental/guardian consent)

– Students should have the foundational skills listed below in their chosen stream

— Vocals: Ability to pitch accurately

— Keys/Guitar: Ability to play chords and hold rhythm

— Bass: Ability to hold rhythm and play either bass or acoustic guitar

— Songwriting: Beginners are welcome to apply

— Dance: Students should be between 13 – 50 years old. No professional training required but recommended for those with exposure to dance (e.g. dance ministry, praise dance, zumba, pilates)

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications for entry to the AG Programme is by video audition. A church leader’s reference is required in your application (note that your leader cannot be simultaneously applying to be an AG student).

For more details, please download and save the Application Form at the bottom of this page. You will need to type in the information required in the form and to email it to the address stated when it is completed.

Videos should be no longer than 4 minutes & filmed in a quiet location. Applicants may be asked to attend a personal audition. All submitted videos will be kept private and confidential.

Early Bird Application closes: 11 Nov 2018

Standard Application closes: 16 Dec 2018

VOCALS STREAM

Vocalists are required to submit a video of themselves singing their audition song with basic instrument accompaniment (e.g. guitar/piano) or minus 1 track, followed by singing the same song without instruments (acapella). Please put both into one video.

Please choose one of the following songs for the video audition:

  1. How Great Is Our God – Chris Tomlin
  2. Forever – Kari Jobe
  3. Reckless Love – Bethel Music

KEYBOARDS, GUITAR, & BASS STREAMS

Those applying to Bass Stream, but do not yet play the bass, may choose to play the acoustic guitar on your video audition.

All applicants are expected to own or have regular access to the instrument of the stream they are applying for (e.g. applicant must have a bass to practise with in order to qualify for the Bass Stream).

Please choose one of the following songs for the video audition:

  1. How Great is Our God – Chris Tomlin
  2. Reckless Love – Bethel Music
  3. Christ Is Enough – Hillsong
  4. Relentless – Hillsong United
  5. Turn It Up – Planetshakers

SONGWRITING STREAM

Please submit a clear recording or demo of your original song. You may choose to have another singer perform your song. The song needs to meet the following criteria:

  1. Contains both melody & lyrics
  2. Contains at least one verse and one chorus

*Knowledge of music theory or instrument is not required to progress in the songwriting course

SOUND STREAM *New*

No prior experience is required. However, applicants must be either currently serving or interested to serve on the sound team in your home church as you need to have access to the hardware to apply what you learn in a real-world context.

DANCE STREAM

You will be required to attend an in-house audition. At the audition, the Dance Mentor will lead you through a dance sequence.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM HERE