Classical Guitar Audition Requirements
Undergraduate & Graduate: Candidates auditioning on Guitar will be expected to prepare
three pieces from memory, and two (2) octave major and minor scales (ascending and
descending). All works must be performed on a nylon classical guitar with proper classical
For studio placement prepare one work from each of the following
. Renaissance or Baroque (e.g., Cutting, Dowland, Milan, Bach, Sanz, Weiss)
. Classical or Romantic (e.g., Carcassi, Coste, Sor, Giuliani, Barrios, Tarrega)
. Twentieth Century (e.g., Brouwer, Ponce, Torroba, Villa-Lobos)
*(Other composers of the same period may be used.)
In addition: All applicants will be given a guitar sight reading proficiency test and participate in
a brief interview.
For further information regarding guitar auditions, please contact John Dennewitz.