LAS VEGAS ACADEMY GUITAR AUDITION GUIDELINES

 

 

Audition materials for the 2017-18 school are now available.

 

Audition materials for the 2017-18 school year are now available.  Click here!

 

 

Guitar auditions will be done by appointment.

To secure an audition time, first register online at:  magnet.ccsd.net/apply-now/

 

Next, phone LVA at (702)799-7800, ext. 4202 after April 4 and ask for Linda Skeary to make an appointment.

 

The final audition date for LVA is Saturday, April 29.

 

Each student auditioning must:

 

*prepare the audition materials paying attention to tempo markings and right-hand fingerings

 

*secure an audition time

 

*come to the audition with an acoustic guitar (preferably a nylon-string guitar) (no electric guitars)

 

*bring music, guitar and a pick to the audition

 

*be prepared to perform the audition music as well as sight read three short pieces

 

Additional information:

 

*each audition is limited to 10 minutes

 

*all three scales must be memorized and played in first position with a pick at designated tempo

 

*First Position Study must be played with a pick (it is not necessary to memorize) at designated tempo following right hand picking markings.

 

*Studies 1, 2 & 3 must be performed finger-picking style (it is not necessary to memorize) at designated tempos using right-hand fingerings

 

*Students may not use any form of tablature

 

*audition will include three short sight reading pieces

 

*please do not bring letters of recommendation or grades to the audition

 

*parents are not allowed in the audition, but may wait in the warm-up room

 

In the event the link to the audition material does not work, please send an email to:  bps0273@interact.ccsd.net

and request a copy in pdf format.

 

 Click the "Performance Schedule" link for dates of upcoming LVA guitar performances.

 

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