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Electric Bass Guitar Audition (Music Industry Studies Option only)

BA - Music Industry Studies

Audition requirements for electric bass guitar include the performance of:

  1. A repertoire selection of your choice that demonstrates your highest level of ability on the instrument (jazz or popular repertoire is acceptable);
  2. Scales – two to three octaves – including major, and all three minor forms (Natural, Melodic, Harmonic);
  3. An exercise selected from the Simandl Bass Method (4th position) or its equivalent; and
  4. Sight-reading (tradition musical notation, not cord symbols or tablature).

Applicants should have formally studied electric bass for a minimum of two years. Repertoire need not be memorized.