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  • Guitar Auditions


    In addition to applying for admission to the University, all applicants interested in pursuing a music degree must perform an audition on their major instrument prior to their first semester enrolling in music courses.  Schedule your audition by filling out the Online Audition Application (must be submitted no later than one week prior to the audition date).  Auditions serve admission and placement purposes, and are also for talent scholarship consideration.


    Guitar area auditions for the 2017-18 academic year:

    Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.


    Applicants with guitar as their primary instrument considering a Bachelor of Music in Music Education: Guitar emphasis, or a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance: Guitar emphasis, should prepare the following:


    1. Major and minor scales

    2. Basic chords

    3. Bar chords

    4. Finger-style and/or pick-style solo demonstrating the auditionee's highest level of musicianship and technical facility 


    Guitar scholarships are awarded only to intended music performance or music education majors. 


    For questions regarding guitar audition repertoire, please contact Corey Christiansen at corey.christiansen@usu.edu.