10 Solid Audition Songs For Contemporary Sopranos

Having trouble finding a go-to Contemporary audition song to rock your soprano dreams?

Here I've listed some solid, Contemporary Musical Theatre songs that show off a more legit soprano sound. Each of these songs fall perfectly between overdone and obscure, with tunes just famous enough to leave the creative team wanting more..

These contemporary soprano tunes will spruce up your book!

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1. Inside Out - A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder

“Inside Out” from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Music & Lyrics by Steven Lutvak and Robert Freedman.

Year: 2012

2. My True Love - Phantom

“My True Love” from Phantom

Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Year: 1991

3. Patience - Illyria

“Patience” from Illyria

Music & Lyrics by Peter Mills

Year: 2002

4. Once Upon A Dream - Jekyll and Hyde

“Once Upon A Dream” from Jekyll & Hyde

Music & Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn

Year: 1990

5. Follow Your Heart - Urinetown

“Follow Your Heart” from Urinetown

Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis

Year: 2001

6. The Finer Things - Jane Eyre

“The Finer Things” from Jane Eyre

Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon

Year: 1996

7. Beyond My Wildest Dreams - The Little Mermaid

“Beyond My Wildest Dreams” from The Little Mermaid

Music & Lyrics by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Glen Slater

Year: 2007

8. The View From Here - Darling

“The View From Here” from Darling

Music & Lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver

Year: 2011

9. When I Look At You - The Scarlet Pimpernel

“When I Look At You” from The Scarlet Pimpernel

Music & Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn

Year: 1997

10. Christmas Lullaby - Songs For A New World

“Christmas Lullaby” from Songs For A New World

Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

Year: 1995


Every audition book should contain songs that cover multiple genres of music. When organizing your songs into categories, consider creating a Table of Contents to include at the front of your book. A Table of Contents will make it easy for you to choose the most appropriate song for auditions!

I’ve made it easy for you. Download your Table of Contents below.

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