String Area

 

Harp

Prepare 2 or 3 contrasting harp solos. This material must be memorized. Please choose repertoire that showcases a command of contrasting styles and demonstrates the prospective student’s broad musical interests.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Dr. Carrol McLaughlin at cmclaugh@email.arizona.edu.

Guitar

For audition requirements, please contact Professor Tom Patterson at rtp@email.arizona.edu.

Violin

Prepare a three-octave major and parallel minor scale of the student's choice.  Prepare a movement from a solo Bach suite.  Prepare a movement from a concerto or a comparable work.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Lauren Roth at laurenroth@email.arizona.edu.

Viola

Prepare a three-octave scale and arpeggio of the student’s choice. Prepare an etude or movement from a solo Bach suite. Prepare a movement from a concerto or sonata of the student’s choice.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Hong-Mei Xiao at hmx@email.arizona.edu.

Cello

Prepare three contrasting works (movements), including at least one containing lyrical playing, and at least one showing the extent of the prospective student’s technical ability. The audition may also consist of sight-reading, scales, and arpeggios.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Mark Votapek at allemande6@yahoo.com.

Bass

Prepare all scales in at least two octaves. Prepare a piece to show musical ability, such as a Baroque or Classical sonata. Prepare an orchestral excerpt of the student’s choice. An optional requirement is to prepare a jazz piece, if this is an interest of the prospective student.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Philip Alejo at palejo@email.arizona.edu.