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64 of the Best Audition Songs for Sopranos

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, or if you’re just looking to expand your repertoire, you can go through this list of audition songs for sopranos.

By the way, if your vocal range lies between C4-C6, you are a soprano! 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 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 Sopranos” 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!

Golden Age Songs for Sopranos (1940-1959)

Goodnight My Someone” – The Music Man

I Have to Tell You” – Fanny

No Other Love” – Me and Juliet

So Far” – Allegro

So in Love” – Kiss Me, Kate

There’s Music in You” – Cinderella

‘Til Tomorrow” – Fiorello!

What’s the Use of Wond’rin’?” – Carousel

Post-Golden Age Songs for Sopranos (1960s)

Before I Gaze at You Again” – Camelot

Follow Me” – Camelot

Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm” – How to Succeed in Business

I Loved You Once in Silence” – Camelot

Love, Don’t Turn Away” – 110 in the Shade

Magic Moment” – The Gay Life

Will He Like Me?” – She Loves Me

Yes, My Heart” – Carnival!

1970s Songs for Sopranos

A Little Bit of Good” – Chicago

Bless The Lord” – Godspell

Crossword Puzzle” – Starting Here, Starting Now

Green Finch and Linnet Bird” – Sweeney Todd

I Never Do Anything Twice” – Side by Side by Sondheim

One More Kiss” – Follies

Repent” – On the Twentieth Century

Soon” – A Little Night Music

1980s Songs for Sopranos

A Call From the Vatican” – Nine

And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” – Dreamgirls

Children of the Wind” – Rags

I Am Changing” – Dreamgirls

In My Life” – Les Misérables

Love Makes Such Fools of Us All” – Barnum

Moonfall” – The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Think of Me” – The Phantom of the Opera

1990s Songs for Sopranos

Believe” – The Scarlet Pimpernel

He Lives in You (Reprise)” – The Lion King

How Could I Ever Know?” – The Secret Garden

I’m Leaving You” – The Life

Melodie de Paris” – Phantom

My True Love” – Phantom

No One Cared Like You” – Nunsense II

No One Knows Who I Am” – Jekyll & Hyde

2000s Songs for Sopranos

After Midnight Dies” – The Wild Party

I Still Believe” – Amazing Grace

If This Is What We’re Fighting For” – The Beautiful Game

Princess” – A Man of No Importance

Someday” – Memphis

The World Above” – The Little Mermaid

What Only Love Can See” – Chaplin

Will You?” – Grey Gardens

2010s Songs for Sopranos

Here at Horace Green” – School of Rock

How Will I Know?” – Death Takes a Holiday

I Still Believe” – Amazing Grace

Love Never Dies” – Love Never Dies

Once Upon Another Time” – Love Never Dies

Shimmy Like They Do in Paree” – Death Takes a Holiday

Tuesdays, Thursdays” – Far From Heaven

Voices of the Angels” – Amazing Grace

Character/Comedic Songs for Sopranos

Allison’s Theme #1” – First Date

I Hate Men” – Kiss Me, Kate

If I Were a Bell” – Guys and Dolls

No More Candy” – She Loves Me

Poor Monty” – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

That’ll Show Him” – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The Beguine” – Dames at Sea

Vanilla Ice Cream” – She Loves Me

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Know of any other great audition songs for sopranos?

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 Sopranos.
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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