Each audition will contain a brief sight reading example. View your instrument below for specific audition piece(s) and criteria.
All students (except drum set) will play the following major scales in one octave, swing 8th notes at quarter note = 120 BPM:
Saxophonists who double on clarinet will be strongly considered for Jazz ensemble I. Alto play from letter Q to U. Music available here and recording available here. Tenor play from Q to U. Music available here. Recording available here. Bari play from Q to U. Music available here. Recording available here. Clarinet play from letter A to D. Music available here. Recording available here.
Guitarists will be expected to comp using 2-note voicings in Freddie Green style. A detailed explanation can be found here. Comp from the beginning to letter D. Music available here. Recording available here.
Bass (2 excerpts)
Piano (2 excerpts)
Drumset (2 excerpts)