The student will need to have experiences at the undergraduate/graduate (basic) level so that these competencies (listed below) can be practiced, nurtured, fostered and matured: (From the AMTA competencies—Operational definitions of Competency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, adapted from Landaker, M.J., 2007.) Audition & Interview is required to evaluate the student on these competencies. Students are not expected to be adept in every area of the following.