INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (38MS/36HS)
Students are being asked to bring their own instruments, sticks, reeds and sheet music, if they have them.
Students must 1) perform an etude or prepared selection of their choice that best reflects their musical ability; 2) demonstrate the ability to verbally discuss and perform on their instruments; and 3) illustrate their knowledge of musical symbols (staves, clefs, bars, measures, repeats, endings, double bar, accidentals i.e. sharps, flats, natural signs), primary note values and rests (whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth with corresponding rests), basic time and key signatures, and dynamic markings ( p, mf, f). Sight reading and an interview will be part of the audition.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017-2018
Piano: Play two major scales with proper fingering.
Short written test and an ear training assessment will be part of the audition.