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Auditions

 

Guitar Performance Portion of Audition

For Students Seeking Admittance to the Department of Music

 

Messiah College, Grantham, PA

Those planning to audition for admittance to the Department of Music at Messiah College should first read the requirements for those auditions on the department’s Website.

 

Those auditioning with guitar as the performance area should prepare two contrasting pieces using finger style technique (no pick). The pieces should contain both a melody and an accompaniment played at the same time by the person auditioning.

 

An alternate choice for the auditioning guitarist would be to perform one piece as described above and also perform a second guitar piece using a pick which contains both a melody and an accompaniment played at the same time by the person auditioning. An example of such a piece would be a chord-melody style jazz standard.

 

 

Any questions concerning the requirements may be directed to:

Randall Zwally, M.M., M.L.S.
Director of Guitar Studies
Senior Lecturer in Music
Messiah College
P.O. Box 3004
One College Avenue
Grantham, PA 17027
717-766-2511 ext. 2400

E-mail: rzwally@messiah.edu

 

 

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