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Music Department Audio

Scaramouche, 1st Mvt.
by Darius Milhaud
Dr. Patrick Jones, saxophone
with the Imani Winds

Concertino, 3rd Mvt.
by Jan Koetsier
Dr. Daniel Burdick, tuba
Patricia Higdon, piano

Klonos by Piet Swerts
Dr. Patrick Jones, saxophone
Dr. Kristine West Denton, piano

An die Entfernte
from Bardenklaenge, op. 13
by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Erik Mann, guitar

Preludio from Cavatina
by Alexandre Tansman
Erik Mann, guitar

Gavotte I from
Lute Suite No. 3, BWV 995
by J. S. Bach
Erik Mann, guitar

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Audition Requirements - Guitar



Major scales in all 12 keys, at least one octave.

Sight reading

To demonstrate your ability to read music, you will be required to play from sheet music that you have not seen before.


2 selections, either both classical, or one classical and one in another style. Classical selections can come from any of the sources listed below or from other sources:

Beginning/intermediate sheet music and recordings:

4 books edited by Frederick Noad, which may be available with or without a CD:
The Renaissance Guitar, The Baroque Guitar, The Classical Guitar, and The Romantic Guitar

Gerald Garcia- 25 Etudes Esquisses published by Mel Bay
A good recording of the Garcia etudes is available on the Naxos label, played by John Holmquist

Fernando Sor, Complete Sor Studies, ed. Grimes

You can find this music at: