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College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Audition Requirements

Audition/recorded material not to exceed 20 minutes in length.

Violin, viola, cello: Ascending and descending three-octave scale of your choice (one note to a bow and four notes to a bow), a solo etude (study), and one movement from a concerto, sonata, or a short concert piece.

Double Bass: Ascending and descending 2 octave scale of your choice (1 note to a bow and 4 notes to a bow), a solo etude (study), an orchestral excerpt, and a representative concert piece.

Classical Guitar: Ascending and descending 2 octave scale of your choice. A solo study (for example Sor, Carulli, Carcassi). One piece from standard repertoire.

Jazz Guitar: Ascending and descending two-octave scale of your choice. Playing melody, comping chords and soloing over one jazz standard.

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