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15 Perfect Audition Songs for Alto-Mezzos

If you are an alto-mezzo, your range is very special in that it extends both the mezzo and alto voice types! This unique range is relatively rare, which is is why this list of audition songs for alto-mezzos is shorter than the other vocal types.

If you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal type yet, I would definitely recommend doing so! And if you’re getting ready for an important audition, make sure to check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals.


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First Step: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify what types of solos they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call.

And here’s Theatre Trip’s matching “Audition Songs for Alto-Mezzos” Spotify Playlist!


Quick Tip: For easy access to each song’s sheet music, backing tracks, music, time period, and vocal type info, just follow any of the links below!


1960s-1970s Songs for Alto-Mezzos

Gooch’s Song” – Mame

I Got Love” – Purlie

Never” – On the Twentieth Century

Twenty Four Hours of Lovin’” – The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas


1980s-1990s Songs for Alto-Mezzos

Unexpected Song” – Tell Me on a Sunday

Everybody Wants to Do a Musical” – Nick & Nora

The Life of the Party” – The Wild Party


2000s Songs for Alto-Mezzos

Brimstone and Treacle” – Mary Poppins

Fabulous, Baby!” – Sister Act

One of the Boys” – 9 to 5


2010s/2020s Songs for Alto-Mezzos

Almost Real” – The Bridges of Madison County

Evil Like Me” – Descendants

Independently Owned” – Shucked

Off With Their Heads” – Wonderland

What Do You Call a Man Like That?” – The Bridges of Madison County


By the way… If you like this post, you might also like:

DIY Alto Rep Book.


Have you tried out any of these audition songs for alto-mezzos?

And what role are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about your own favorite musical theatre songs for alto-mezzos about it in the comments below! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


Stacy Karyn, Author of Audition Songs for Alto-Mezzos.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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