BACHELOR OF ARTS - Music Industry Studies
*Please note that an Electric Bass Guitar Audition is considered a Jazz Audition*
Therefore, audition requirements for Electric Bass Guitar will be the same as the BA - Jazz audition requirements which includes of:
1. All applicants: Major scales in all 12 keys, minimum of 2 octaves per scale. For drummers, please play these on a mallet instrument or piano.
2. All applicants: One of the following jazz standards. Demonstrate your ability to play a melody with good time feel, function in a traditional manner on your instrument, and improvise if you can. Do not exceed 5 minutes on this recorded tune. For Pianists and Guitarists: Accompany the melody with chordal support on your instrument.
- All The Things You Are
- There Will Never Be Another You
- Billie's Bounce
- Sonny Moon for Two
- Blue Bossa
3. For Drummers: Record 8 measures of the following styles: swing, rock, funk, and Latin groove of your choice.
4. Optional for all applicants: One additional piece of your choice that demonstrates your musical interests. Do not exceed 5 minutes on this recorded piece.
Applicants should have formally studied electric bass for a minimum of two years. Repertoire need not be memorized.