E2 Vocal Requirements

  • Pick out and sing the harmony of a song without assistance. 

  • Sing on pitch.

  • Control vocal elements such as volume or vibrato to match team dynamics.


E2 Band Requirements

  • Play with a Metronome/Click. THIS IS A MUST!
  • Play the specific part of your instrument as heard on the recording.
  • Understand when to play and when not to play.
  • Play with dynamics.
  • Follow the Worship Leader, flowing between song transitions as the MD directs.
  • Create and compliment the tone of the song and worship experience.
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THE AUDITION PROCESS

PHASE 1: VIDEO AUDITION

Please record yourself singing with an instrumental/track of one of the song choices below, doing both the lead melody and then a harmony part over the original lead vocalist. We must be able to physically see you in the video to get a feel for your stage presence abilities. Your videos cannot be a cappella. Here is an audition video example you can use for general reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7bOX8D3gao

Please choose one of the following songs for your audition:

FEMALE VOCALIST

1. "Holy Ground" by Passion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU771D5AYWE
2. "Tremble" by MSC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjdSqTA8hyY
3. "Grace Like a Wave" by Elevation Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n22DM3swHqI
4. "Uncontainable Love" by Elevation Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDncEdUOPWM

MALE VOCALIST

1. "Do It Again" by Elevation Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOBIPb-6PTc
2. "Great Are You Lord" by All Sons & Daughters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHz0w-HG4iU
3. "Alive Again" by Planetshakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAnAwFfpWVI
4. "Unstoppable God" by Elevation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De6gZZT1690

 

MUSICIAN:
Please record yourself playing your instrument to one of the song choices below. We must be able to physically see you in the video to get a feel for your stage presence abilities (and if you have a pedal board, please show that in the video as well). Here are audition video examples you can use for general reference:

Drum Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_C-rXZxYic8

Electric Guitar Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp93AJbOhIw

Bass Guitar Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRoCavmmc7s

Keys Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMs5sIEzTis

 

Song Choices:

DRUMS
1. "Forever I Run" by Elevation Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMEmv9uienU
2. "Unstoppable God" by Elevation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De6gZZT1690

ELECTRIC GUITAR
1. "You Make Me Brave" by Bethel Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Hi-VMxT6fc
2. "Wake" by Hillsong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io2WOQ-3aVs

BASS GUITAR
1. "Alive Again" by Planetshakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAnAwFfpWVI
2. "King of My Heart' by Bethel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pomqj7acJc4

KEYS
1. "There is a Cloud" by Elevation Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOKXYe0a4MY
2. "I Came For You" by Planetshakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPuDAQxKG5g
 

 

Please send the requested audition videos to worship@e2church.org using online platform WeTransfer for large files. Include in your email subject line what you are auditioning for. 


PHASE 2: Live Audition

Once our team has received a video audition and we feel it's a good fit, we will schedule a live audition with potential team member to sing or play with our band. If we feel it's not a good fit due to growth needed, we will provide constructive feedback on improvements needed and ask for an additional video to be submitted.    

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PHASE 3 Interview

This is for one of our worship coordinators to get to know you and your heart, and for both sides to ask any unanswered questions.


PHASE 4 Decision

We will discuss the decision and the next steps with you by phone, email or in person.

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