Step 3: Interview & Feedback Session – April 03, 2021

Those receiving top scores in the initial round for each age category will move on to the interview and feedback session held via Zoom.  

Letter of Recommendation

Applicants moving on to the interview sessions must have a a current or recent (within 2 years) choral director complete the Letter of Recommendation Form no later than Thursday, April 01 at 12:00 midnight. Alternatively, it may be copied and emailed to or printed and mailed per the form’s instructions. This is not to be completed by a private vocal instructor or theatrical director.

Video Performance Feedback

A panel of judges comprised of current and former members of the Sacramento Master Singers and/or past scholarship winners will join applicants in re-watching their video performances and give feedback.


SMS judges will ask a series of questions about the following:

  1. Current and previous choral experience
  2. Other activities outside of choral music, both musical and academic
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Importance of choral music in your life, both currently and in the future