Musical Song Lists

28 Audition Songs for Low Altos – by Song Type

Are you 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, you can go through these audition songs for low altos!

* The songs below make use of a low alto range from F3-D5.

* If that’s not low enough for you, here’s a list of songs for contras.


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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 Low Altos” 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!


Ballads for Low Altos

After All of This and Everything” – Freaky Friday

At the Old Majestic Nickel Matinee” – Some Like It Hot

Goodbye, My Love” – Ragtime

She Used to Be Mine” – Waitress

This Time” – Now. Here. This.

True Love” – Frozen

Wait a Bit” – Just So

When the Music Played” – Doctor Zhivago


Midtempo Songs for Low Altos

Beautiful” – Marie Christine

Change” – A New Brain

How Did I End Up Here?” – Romance/Romance

I Won’t Let You Down” – Tootsie

In Buddy’s Eyes” – Follies

Let Me Finish” – Song and Dance

Moments in the Woods” – Into the Woods

Natalya” – Preludes


Uptempo Songs for Low Altos

As We Stumble Along” – The Drowsy Chaperone

Lovesick” – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Hurry! It’s Lovely Up Here” – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

I’m Not” – Little by Little

My Big Mistake” – The Will Rogers Follies

Poor Unfortunate Souls” – The Little Mermaid


Non-Theatre Pop/Rock Songs for Low Altos

5 in the Morning” – Charli XCX

King of Anything” – Sara Bareilles

Love Song” – Sara Bareilles

Many the Miles” – Sara Bareilles

So Gone” – Monica

Winter Song” – Sara Bareilles


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 low altos?

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


Stacy Karyn, Author of Audition Songs for Low Altos.
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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