Songs to get your kid ready for an audition

Music influences our mood. On a bring spring day, you might listen to a happy Beatles song. If you need an energy boost, you could play some Beyoncé. In need of a good cry? Hello, Adele.

If you and your child are on your way to an audition, the right mood is essential. Wondering what music to put on to get you both in the right headspace before performing? We have a couple of suggestions.

If your kid needs inspiration with range:

  • Tomorrow from Annie
  • And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going from Dreamgirls
  • I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
  • Don’t Rain On My Parade by Barbara Streisand

If your kid is auditioning for a musical:

  • Giants in the Sky from Into the Woods
  • Little People from Les Miserables
  • It’s Possible from Seussical the Musical
  • I Want It Now from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • The Kite from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

If your kid is singing a ballad:

  • When We Were Young by Adele
  • We Are The Champions by Queen
  • Can’t Stop This Feeling by REO Speedwagon
  • She Used to Be Mine from Waitress

If your kid needs energy:

  • P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) by Michael Jackson
  • I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston
  • Party in the U.S.A. by Miley Cyrus
  • Single Ladies by Beyoncé
  • Dog Days are Over by Florence and the Machine
  • Can’t Stop The Feeling! by Justin Timberlake
  • Happy by Pharrell

If your kid needs kid-spiration:

  • It’s the Hard Knock Life from Annie
  • I Just Can’t Wait To Be King from The Lion King
  • ABC by the Jackson 5
  • So Long, Farewell from the Sound of Music

Hopefully this gives you an idea of the types of tunes that can help put you and your kid in the perfect mood for an audition. In addition to these, keep a list of songs that your kid loves and motivates them the most to perform at their best. With the right attitude, your kid will shine in any audition!


Think Your Kid’s a STAR?
Casting Made Simple can help you prove it >>


No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.