LAS VEGAS ACADEMY GUITAR AUDITION GUIDELINES
Audition materials for the 2019-20 school are now available!
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
*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.
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