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Electric Bass Guitar Audition (Music Industry Studies Option ONLY)

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.