LAS VEGAS ACADEMY GUITAR AUDITION GUIDELINES
Audition materials for the 2018-19 school are now available!
Audition materials for the 2018-19 school year are available. Click here!
Guitar Auditions will be held at LVA on Saturday, January 20 & 27, 2018
Guitar auditions will be done by appointment.
To secure an audition time, first register online at: magnet.ccsd.net
The final audition date for LVA has not been set. Call Linda Skeary at 702-799-7800 x4202 for more information.
Mock Auditions will be held in the LVA Guitar Room on Saturday, December 9 and January 13 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in the guitar room at LVA. Located in the alley between 9th and 10th Streets and Clark and Lewis.
Come and let us help you prepare for your auditions.
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
*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: firstname.lastname@example.org
and request a copy in pdf format.
Click the "Performance Schedule" link for dates of upcoming LVA guitar performances.