OOTB's Guide to Rush 2023!

This page will provide you with everything you need to know about rushing Out of the Blue. We can't wait to meet you and hear you sing! This page is going to be updated throughout the summer and early fall. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Rush team at


Your audition is super relaxed and will last about twelve minutes, consisting of these parts:

  • Warm-ups: Simple vocal exercises with the group to warm up your voice and demonstrate your range.
  • Pitch matching: We will play a short sequence of notes and ask you to sing them back to us.
  • Quartet: You will sing a voice part of your choice for one of our songs in a quartet with three current group members. We will give you sheet music in your audition packet; we will also have a link on the right side of this page with sheet music and audio files to help you practice. Please be familiar with your part before coming to auditions!
  • Solo: You will sing one song of your choosing—past OOTB members have auditioned with songs ranging from country music to Broadway! We ask that you sing a portion of music roughly the length of a verse and a chorus. Whatever you sing, make sure it's something you enjoy! If you love what you're singing, it will come across in the audition room.

Want to know more? Don't hesitate to ask our Rush Managers, or check out our Rush FAQs!

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