The College Audition

Tim Evanicki

President, Lead College Audition Coach

Tim Evanicki is a celebrated Juilliard-educated voice teacher and singer, who has traveled extensively, singing on some of the world’s most prestigious stages.

With 16 years experience as a vocal coach, Mr. Evanicki has prepared his students go on to follow in his footsteps, attending some of the nation’s leading music schools and musical theater programs. His students have been seen on the stages of Broadway, Regional Theatre, National Tours, London’s West End, and in Feature Films.

Tim has been preparing students for their college auditions for 14 years. His clients have been admitted to NYU Tisch, NYU Steinhardt, Carnegie Mellon, Point Park, Baldwin Wallace, CCM, Boston Conservatory, Syracuse, Pace, and other top musical theatre programs across the country. He is author of the book “The College Audition: A Guide for High School Students Pursuing a Degree in Theatre.”

He has worked extensively as a master class clinician and adjudicator, working with soloists and choirs for the Florida State Thespian Conference, The Florida Vocal Association, The Miss America Organization, The Cinderella International Scholarship Pageant, The Florida Theatre Conference, Edgewater High School’s “Flying High” ensemble, and the Lake Highland Preparatory School Choirs. As a musical director, Tim has worked with Oviedo High School, Winter Springs High School, Winter Park High School, The Winter Park Playhouse, The Master Class Academy, In the Limelight, The Downstairs Cabaret Theatre in Rochester, NY, and Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp in New Milford, CT.

“The College Audition” is available on in paperback and as an e-book on Kindle. For more information, please visit, and his studio website
Tim is a member of The Florida Association for Theatre EducationThe National Association for Teachers of Singing, and The Educational Theatre Association (Thespian Society)

Adam Kaplan

College Audition Coach: Monologues

Adam recently starred in the hit Broadway musical ​A Bronx Tale​ opposite Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri. Other Broadway/National Tours: ​Kinky Boots​ (Charlie Price), ​Newsies​ (Jack Kelly u/s), ​Show Boat​ (NY Philharmonic and PBS). TV: Deception (ABC). Multiple shows at Goodspeed, Flat Rock Playhouse and Music Theatre Wichita. Numerous concerts and productions internationally and across the US, including a solo performance for the Obamas at the White House.

Adam is a proud alumni of Elon University (BFA Music Theatre). In addition to performing, Adam teaches around the country serving as a mentor for young artists.

Emma McGlinchey


Emma is from Glasgow, Scotland where she grew up performing and eventually earned her BA Honours in Music from the University of Strathclyde. After a few years of performing in Scotland she moved to NYC to further her eduction and in 2015 graduated from the Musical Theatre Conservatory program at the New York Film Academy. Since graduating, Emma has toured the UK in productions of Aladdin and Dick Whittington, worked for both Disneyland Paris and Disney Cruise Line and she also spent time in China, music directing original musicals across several schools.

Her most notable roles to date include ‘Florence’ in Chess and , ‘Nettie’ in Carousel, both at the American Theatre of Actors. In 2018, she was honoured to perform in Abingdon Theatre Company’s production of Closer Than Ever, honouring Donna Murphy and recently starred alongside West End and Broadway star, Kerry Ellis, in Movies to Musicals at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.


James Hurley

Content Manager

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James Hurley is a New York City based Journalist and Content Creator with a robust background and diverse skillset ranging from creative writing and hard news. James is a recent graduate of Florida State University where he received his degree Summa Cum Laude and top honors studying Journalism as well as French. He is now attending Fordham University to pursue his master’s degree in Multi-Platform Journalism as well as working freelance. His writing has appeared in several award-winning publications and journals including: Flamingo Magazine, Clutch Magazine, evolve., and has even had poetry highlighted in FSU’s literary journal The Kudzu Review.

A former student of Tim Evanicki, James no longer performs but the skills and lessons that he cultivated in his training have stuck with him and bettered him; making him another testimony to Tim’s handiwork. Outside of his work as a content creator, James is an artist, model and poet and enjoys sharing his work and talent with anyone who wishes. You can follow him on Instagram at @jimmy_hurley.

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