Are you or your child getting ready for an important audition? Well, first you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, or if you’re just looking to expand your repertoire, you can go through this list of audition songs for kids/trebles.
By the way, if your vocal range lies between A3-F5, and you haven’t reached vocal maturity yet, you would be considered a treble! If you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal type yet, I would definitely recommend doing so!
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First Step: Read your audition details
Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:
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!
Golden Age Songs for Kids (1940-1959)
“Big Mole” – Lost in the Stars
“Dites-Moi” – South Pacific
“Gary, Indiana” – The Music Man
“I Gotta Crow” – Peter Pan
“I Won’t Grow Up” – Peter Pan
“So Long, Farewell” – The Sound of Music
1960s Songs for Kids
“Consider Yourself” – Oliver!
“I’d Do Anything” – Oliver!
“My Best Girl” – Mame
“The Perfect Nanny” – Mary Poppins
“Truly Scrumptious” – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
“Where is Love?” – Oliver!
1970s Songs for Kids
“Lullaby From Baby to Baby” – Runaways
“Maybe” – Annie
“Neat to be a Newsboy” – Working
“Not While I’m Around” – Sweeney Todd
“The Tree” – The Me Nobody Knows
“Tomorrow” – Annie
1980s Songs for Kids
“Castle on a Cloud” – Les Misérables
“Getting Tall” – Nine
“Giants in the Sky” – Into the Woods
“I Know Things Now” – Into the Woods
“Little People” – Les Misérables
“Sayonara” – How to Eat Like a Child
1990s Songs for Kids
“I Always Knew” – Annie Warbucks
“I Want to Know” – Big
“My New Philosophy” – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
“No Matter What” – Whistle Down the Wind
“Round-Shouldered Man” – The Secret Garden
“Santa’s Little Teapot” – Nuncrackers
2000s Songs for Kids
“Counting Down to Christmas” – A Christmas Story
“Electricity” – Billy Elliot
“I Know It’s Today” – Shrek
“Picture Show” – Bonnie & Clyde
“Think Positive” – Willy Wonka
“Up on the Fridge” – Dear Edwina
2010s Songs for Kids
“Almost Nearly Perfect” – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
“Everlasting” – Tuck Everlasting
“Good Girl Winnie Foster” – Tuck Everlasting
“Middle of a Moment” – James and the Giant Peach
“On Your Way Home” – James and the Giant Peach
“Ring of Keys” – Fun Home
Comedic/Character Audition Songs for Kids
“Born to Entertain” – Ruthless!
“Come to the Fun Home” – Fun Home
“Let Me Entertain You” – Gypsy
“My Party Dress” – Henry & Mudge
“Top Secret Personal Beeswax” – Junie B. Jones
“What If” – The Addams Family
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Which of these audition songs for kids are in your book?
And what role are you auditioning for next? We love to hear all about what young performers are up to, so leave us a comment! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.
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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 has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.