Dartmouth Idol

Dartmouth Idol

Are you involved in a vocal ensemble or a capella group? Have you been hiding your great voice in the background? Are you that shower singer whose gift has yet to be discovered? Whatever the case, come try out for Dartmouth Idol!

Auditions will be short, low-key and fun. Celebrate your unique talents! Encourage your friends to try out and support their efforts. And even if you don't see yourself as a contender, we're also seeking hosts and judges.

Apply to be a:
Contestant
Judge
Host

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Prizes

The top three contestants will be awarded:
1st place: $500 prize plus the opportunity to record a 2-song demo
2nd place: $250 prize money
3rd place: $100 prize money

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Judging

Participants will be evaluated on the following:
vocal ability
(rhythm/pitch/tone/timbre)
musicality
(interpretation/phrasing/memorization/dynamics)
performance
(movement/confidence/command/uniqueness)
 
The actual judges and number will vary depending upon stage of the competition.

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Scoring

Decisions as to who will advance will be made upon completion of each round. Round 1 (auditions) will be decided by the panel of judges. Round 2 (semi-finals) will be decided by a combination of judges’ scores (50%) and audience votes (50%). The finals will be decided entirely by the voting audience. Each audience member may vote only once.