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Strings Auditions

***  Prospective bass students may audition in either the classical style or the jazz style but are encouraged to do both if possible.  ****
 
1.  Prospective violin, viola, cello, and classical bass students should prepare two selections of contrasting styles. Make sure your selections adequately demonstrate your musicality, tone quality, and technical abilities. Suggested repertoire could include unaccompanied Bach.
 
Prospective jazz bass students should be prepared to demonstrate a walking bass line in the keys of F and Bb and a bass line of a jazz standard in either a swing, ballad, or bossa style.
 
2.  In addition to your prepared pieces, you will be asked to play a selection of scales: 2 octaves for Bass, 3 octaves for violin, viola, and cello.
 
3.  In addition to the prepared pieces, students will be asked to sight read a short excerpt.
 
 
For repertoire suggestions, please contact: Dr. Andrew Levin, Orchestra Conductor at alevin@clemson.edu