Instructions for Audition Video Upload and Creating a Link

 

Please name your video: student name_Orchestra auditioning for_2020_instrument

Example: YanzelRivera_OpusOne_2020_Cello

  • To create a link for your video, you can use YouTube, Google, or Dropbox.
  • You can find directions for each of these below.
  • Once you have your link, paste it into the submission form on our website, which will be available June 1st through July 5th.

If using YouTube:

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Select “Create a video and more” in the upper right corner, then click “Upload video.”  (If you do not already have an account, you will be prompted to create one when you select “Upload video.” Follow the prompts to do so, then proceed to the next steps below
  3. Click “select file” and locate the file you’d like to upload OR drag the file into the popup window.
  4. Follow the prompts. Go to the Privacy section of the page and mark your video as “UNLISTED” NOT Private.
  5. Copy the link created.
  6. Paste your link into the submission form on our website, which will be available June 1st through July 5th.

If using Google:

  1. Open Google Drive and ensure you’re logged into your Google account. (You must use a personal gmail account NOT a school account. We won’t have permission to access items in a school google drive).
  2. Click the “+New” button in the upper left corner and select “File Upload.”
  3. After it has uploaded, locate your file in your Drive and right click on it.
  4. You will need to change your sharing settings to “anyone with the link can view.” See Directions Below.
    • Step 1: Click “Get sharable link.”
    • Step 2: Select “Sharing settings,” then click on the dropdown list that appears next to “Copy link.”
    • Step 3: If “anyone with the link can view” does not appear in the initial option list, select “more.”
    • Step 4: Select “anyone with the link” and click “save.”
    • Step 5: Click “copy link.

5. Paste your link into the submission form on our website, which will be available June 1st through July 5th

If using Dropbox:

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click “Files” in the column on the left side of the page.
  3. On the right side of the page, select “Upload files.”
  4. Once your file has been uploaded, find it in your file list and hover over the file you’d like to share.
  5. Click “Share.”
  6. If a link hasn’t been created, click “Create a link” toward the bottom of the prompt window.
  7. The link will be automatically copied to your clipboard.
  8. Paste your link into the submission form on our website, which will be available June 1st through July 5th

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