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British_Steal 01-20-2013 09:14 PM

Audition Piece Order: Best to Worst or Best for last?
 
Im making an Audition DVD. What is the best order for the pieces?

Best
2nd Best
3rd Best
4th Best

or

2nd Best/Best
3rd Best
4th Best
Best/2ne Best (End on a strong note.)

Thanks a lot guys.

jazz_rock_feel 01-20-2013 09:16 PM

I don't think it really matters, in fact, this is probably the least important thing about an audition, but I would go with 2 3 4 1. Start and end with good pieces.

antisaint182 01-20-2013 09:28 PM

Put the best first deffinately. You don't want them to get bored after 30 seconds and not listen to your best pieces.

GabuGiita 01-20-2013 09:50 PM

I'd say put the best piece first. First impressions are what sticks, usually.

Good luck with the audition, by the way!

awesomo41894 01-20-2013 10:08 PM

Id design it like a setlist. Start with something strong, not your strongest, end with the strongest.
For 4 songs id go

2nd best
worst
2nd worst
Best

AlanHB 01-20-2013 11:14 PM

Why are you giving out a demo with crap on it?

Edit: Perhaps that was a bit harsh. What I'm saying is that if you think you could do better, do better. If you must have "worse" ones, put the best first because people are unlikely to continue listening if they don't like it.

KG6_Steven 01-20-2013 11:21 PM

I have to agree with AlanHB. Your audition CD should contain nothing but your best work. Even if you start off with your second best and end with your best, you still have this crap donut in the middle.

British_Steal 01-21-2013 03:48 AM

haha well its not really 'crap' its just not as mature as the other pieces are

Thanks guys


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