Audition Expectations: Strings

This section is catered more towards orchestral stringed instruments. If you are a guitar player please contact our guitar instructor Smokey Emerson for more information.


•A Scale of your choice in three octaves

•Two or three contrasting works or movements.  (Piano accompaniment is not required)

•Sight Reading


For a live audition towards graduate study, students should perform portions of two to three contrasting pieces, and they should expect to play scales and perform sight reading.