Student Auditions

If you are looking for either an audio or video recording, you've come to the right place. Auditions are important and a professional audition recording can make all of the difference. Make a better impression with a professional recording for your next audition.

We offer discounted audition services for the following:

  • Voice
  • Brass
  • Woodwinds
  • Strings
  • Percussion
  • Piano



Vocals and solo instruments start at $100 for a one hour session. This includes:audio recording for audition including engineer - 100


  • One hour audition time
  • Includes mixing and mastering
  • High quality audio
  • Follow audition format requirements


If needed you will need

Audio and Videoaudio and video audition recording - 250

The studio is equipped with professional lighting and video equipment. We also have a large clock with a second hand for auditions where that is required.


We shoot in HD using Canon equipment The audio is recorded using Avid Pro Tools HD, and the video is edited using Adobe Premiere Pro.


When finished, you will have a high-quality, high-definition video recording that can be delivered via web or DVD.


Tips for a Great Audition

vocal, strings, piano, brass, woodinds, percussion audition recordingOf course it really comes down to the musician or vocalist. What we tell our clients is to "Own It". Practice, practice, practice and make sure you are prepared. If possible try to memorize your audition piece. It may sound like more work, but it will pay off when noticed.


Search the web and YouTube for videos of others performing your piece. The chances are that there are at least a few posted on YouTube.ᅠ This is a great way to compare what you are doing and see if you feel that you are in line with what is expected.


Whether you are auditioning live or recording a video, think about how you present yourself. Be early to your audition. If you are planning a college audition it can be a bit chaotic. It's a good idea to give yourself enough time to find where you need to go, warm up, and try to relax before auditioning.


When you introduce yourself or speak, try to speak clearly and loud enough to be heard. If you are truly prepared, use that as a way to help you build confidence when presenting.

Know the rules! Make sure you know what type of format the video needs to be delivered. Sometimes just a YouTube link is okay, while other times they will require a DVD to be mailed. They also may have requirements for how the video is shot, such as having no breaks in the taping or have a clock with a second hand in the picture the entire time. If you miss one simple rule, you may be disqualified, so be careful.


soloists and group audition recordingsWe know that auditioning can be stressful.  Having your audition recording or video made at Prescott Studios will make it less stressful, and much more fun.


Whether you are a vocalist or instrumentalist, we can help you achieve your best performance to capture for your audition.


We, the owners of Prescott Studios, are also parents to two children, and love working with students and young adults.ᅠ Whether for a professional audio recording or a student video audition, students will be more than comfortable here.


In most cases, you only get one chance to make that first impression, so make it a great one!


Students, along with their instructors or parents, are welcome to take a tour of the studio.


Prescott Studios is located in Columbia Maryland

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