Talent Hunt

59th RONALD S. JAMES MEMORIAL TALENT HUNT - 2019

Competition open to high school students grades 9 through 12. Students may participate in one or more categories. Individual participation only.  Student must provide their own accompanist.

  • Instrumental: Classical - Contemporary
  • Vocal: Classical - Contemporary - Popular - No Rapping
  • Drama: Dramatic Interpretation - Published Publication or Original
  • Dance: Ballet - Creative - Modern - Praise
  • Art: Painting – Sculpture

5 students in each category will be selected to perform at the Ronald S. James Talent Hunt Competition which will be held on March, 3 2019 at Rodeph Shalom.  The winners in each category will perform later that evening in a concert with the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble.  At the concert, an overall winner will be chosen.  The overall winner will advance to the Omega Psi Phi Second District Talent Hunt Competition to compete for additional prizes!

Click here to apply!

Once you have completed the application, you must upload a file of your work in order to progress to the next round.  The following formats are acceptable:

Visual art:

.jpg, .tiff, .gif, .pdf, .bmp

Instrumental & Vocal:

.mp3, .wav, .aiff, .mp4, .mp3, .mov

Dance & Drama (must be video):

.mov, .mp4

Click here to upload your audition files!

Judging Criteria: Performance will be rated in each area - Maximum; 5 points / Minimum 1 point

(On mobile devices, you can scroll the table below left or right for more information)

Instrumental Vocal Drama Dance Visual Art
  • Tone
  • Selection Quality
  • Interpretation
  • Intonation
  • Rhythm
  • Technique
  • Stage Presence
  • Memorization
  • Dynamics
  • Degree of Difficulty
  • Tone
  • Diction
  • Interpretation
  • Intonation
  • Rhythm
  • Technique
  • Stage Presence
  • Memorization
  • Dynamics
  • Degree of Difficulty
  • Voice Quality
  • Projection
  • Interpretation
  • Acting Skills
  • Rhythm - Pace - Tempo
  • Characterization
  • Memorization
  • Selection
  • Dramatic Quality
  • Technical Ability
  • Use of Space
  • Interpretation
  • Costuming
  • Rhythm - Time
  • Quality of Presentation
  • Stage Presence
  • Appropriateness
  • Dynamics
  • Projection & Quality
  • Interpretation
  • Technique
  • Composition
  • Media

 

Special Notes: Any performance category with less than three participants will be dropped.

For additional information contact:

Mu Omega Talent Hunt Committee

talenthunt@muomegaques.com

 Click here to apply!