Music Team Audition

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FAQ

What Am I Getting Myself Into?

You are auditioning to be part of the Calvary Monterey Music Team.  Worshipping through music extends far beyond the stage in our Sanctuary.  It's a part of virtually every ministry and event at our church.  There are many opportunities to serve.  All of them are important.  We hope to find a great fit for you.

What Happens Next?

Be sure you have submitted your online application.  Next we will contact you to set up an audition time with one of our worship leaders.

How Should I Prepare?

1. Carefully read through all of these instructions

2. Specific songs have been chosen depending on the instrument you will be auditioning for.  Learn and practice the parts you hear from the recording. 

3. Prepare one additional song of your choice to perform.

4. Arrive at your scheduled audition time in the Welcome Center.

5. Bring your personal music equipment and music charts.  

6. In you are auditioning for Drums or Keyboard you will use the church's equipment. 

7. If you have any questions please email brenton@calvary.com 

What Should I Expect At The Audition?

1. You will be asked to play/sing your audition song along with one of our worship leaders. 

2. Please prepare a second song of your choice to perform on your own.

3. We'll chat for a few minutes to get to know each other.  The whole process takes about 20 minutes.  

What Happens After The Audition?

The Worship Leader you auditioned with with think and pray about the next steps for you.  They will also discuss options with other staff worship leaders and Pastors.  We'll contact you 1-3 days after your audition to discuss the next steps.  


Audition Songs

"What A Beautiful Name" Key of D

"Holy Spirit" - Key of D

"Exalted Over All" - Key of A  (this mp3 has been tuned down from the key of B)

"Good Good Father" - Key of G (this mp3 has been tuned down from the key of A) 


Specific songs have been chosen depending on the instrument you are auditioning for.  

Drums: "Exalted Over All"

Bass: "Exalted Over All"

Rhythm Electric Guitar: "What A Beautiful Name" or "Exalted Over All"

Lead Electric Guitar: "What A Beautiful Name" or "Exalted Over All"

Acoustic Guitar: "Good Good Father" or "Holy Spirit" 

Keys: "What A Beautiful Name"

Female Vocal: Melody (lead vocal) "What A Beautiful Name" or "Holy Spirit"

                         Harmony (background vocal) "Exalted Over All" or "Good Good Father"

Male Vocal: Melody (lead vocal) "Exalted Over All" or "Good Good Father"

                     Harmony (background vocal) "What A Beautiful Name" or "Holy Spirit"        

Other Instruments: Any of these four