Guitar Audition Requirements

All auditions must be on classical guitar using classical technique.  Performance from memory required.

 Bachelor of Music in Performance

  • Perform a major or melodic minor scale, two octaves, ascending and descending.
  • Perform two contrasting pieces for classical guitar and an etude
  • Sight read a short piece.

 Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Music Minor

  • Perform a major or melodic minor scale, two octaves, ascending and descending.
  • Play two contrasting pieces for guitar from the classical guitar repertoire.
  • Sight read a short piece.


Specific Technique Requirements and Suggested Repertoire

  • A solo work from the 17th or 18th century.
  • A solo work from the late 19th or 20th century.
  • Etudes by Fernando Sor, Matteo Carcassi, Dioniso Aguado, Mauro Guiliani, or equivalent.
  • Performance from memory required.

To schedule an audition or an interview with faculty members please contact Diane MacBeth (or 717-337-6131). For all other inquiries regarding the music program and audition requirements, please contact Dr. Teresa Bowers (or 717-337-6134).