B.A. in Music Auditions

bass player

Auditions for all B.A. programs are on-line only. Applicants must upload an audio recording to Decision Desk with their Music Department application.

On-campus placement tests in aural skills and piano proficiency are required. Please select a test date from the application.

Audition Requirements for all instruments including electric guitar and electric bass (except voice and percussion):

  1. Perform the following major scales: C major, G major, D major, F major, B-flat major. (Keyboard players must perform with two hands simultaneously.)
  2. Perform a prepared piece in any style.

Audition Requirements for voice:

  1. Sing a one-octave scale
  2. Perform a prepared piece in any style

Audition Requirements for percussion:

  1. Demonstrate single, double, and closed rolls on snare drum
  2. Perform a prepared piece in any style