Paramount Audition Submission Form
Introducing the world’s first crowdfunded music school. Welcome to Paramount Academy of Music! (a 501c3 non profit) Our goal is to provide the most deserving and dedicated kids in the Los Angeles area a second to none music education at absolutely no cost. Through our family of amazing donors we are able to provide a state of the art facility for our students while providing real living wages to our professional teaching artists. Our students work with real industry professionals and receive the best instruction available hands down. Students that make it through the audition process attend at absolutely no cost. Paramount Academy of Music is currently holding auditions for our first 50 students. As a student at Paramount you will receive weekly private lessons with some of the hottest musicians in LA, attend artist workshops with music stars from the industry, participate in group rehearsals surrounded by other kids that are just as into music as you are, and play real rock shows in front of live audiences at iconic music venues. Will you be one of our FIRST 50? Are you ready to start a music revolution with us? Apply today!
What is the curriculum at Paramount Academy Of Music?
One of the greatest experiential learning programs ever created. You’ll learn how to play, write, record and be in a band. Check out our Innovative Curriculum here: http://paramountacademyofmusic.com
Who can apply? Any kid age10-18 who loves music, plays music, writes music…is music.
Do I need to have any experience playing my instrument?
Ideally, yes. We can only accept so many kids and we are going to pick the ones we think fit best. It doesn’t mean we base our audition solely on musical ability though. You need to be a good all around fit. We are looking to work with great musicians and great people.
Do students get to play shows?
Yes. Live shows at iconic venues are part of our curriculum.
Who are your teachers?
We are so proud to have some of the most incredible artists the city of LA has to offer. Members of Primus, Guns and Roses, Avril Lavigne, Tom Morello’s Nightwatchman, Gnarls Barkley, Tonic and more… check out these astonishing musicians here: http://paramountacademyofmusic.com/our-teachers/
How do I Apply?
The application process is simple. Fill out the form on this page and submit by “X” date.
How do I make a Video?
*Set up your camera and tell us a few pieces of information.
*Tell us your name
*Tell us your Age
*Tell us what music means to you.
*Tell us why you want the opportunity to attend Paramount
*Perform 2 different one minute solo pieces on your primary instrument.
*Keep your video under 5 minutes.
*Submit your video link with your completed form on this sheet.
Upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo and paste the link in the form to the right. Put your name in the title of your video.
Is there a live audition?
Yes. You will be notified if you’ve made it to round two. Round two will be a live audition at the school.
How do I find out if I made it?
You will receive an e-mail and call notifying you that you’ve been selected.
Do I need my own instrument?
The school has drums, keyboards, guitar amps, microphones etc. Are you having trouble getting your hands on an instrument? Let us know maybe we can help.
I don’t have anymore questions how do I apply? Get your video link ready and start filling out the application to your right…