LAS VEGAS ACADEMY GUITAR AUDITION GUIDELINES

 

 

Audition materials for the 2019-20 school are now available!

 

  Click here!

 

Guitar Auditions will be held at LVA on Saturday, January 12 & 26

 

Guitar auditions will be done by appointment.

To secure an audition time, first apply online by going to this link:  https://magnet.ccsd.net/apply/

 

Each student auditioning must:

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

*secure an audition time by calling (702)799-7800, ext. 4202

*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:  Swickwp@nv.ccsd.net

and request a copy in pdf format.

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

 

More information:

Magnet Open House at LVA is November 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on the corner of 9th & CLark Streets

Mock Auditions will be held on Saturday, December 9 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the guitar room at LVA in the alley between 9th & 10th Streets and Lewis & Clark Streets

Auditions are January 12 & 26

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