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Jazz Ensemble Auditions for Fall 2008

Thursday 9\18\2008  - CSULA Band Hall Room 150,  Time: 4-6pm  A sign-up schedule will be posted outside room 150.

Audition will include:

1. Sight Reading
    - Each student will demonstrate their sight reading by performing a jazz band chart or jazz etude at sight.

2. Improvisation
    - Each student must perform one jazz standard of their choice. The selection must be memorized. You must perform one chorus of melody and two choruses of an improvised solo. (You must provide your own accompaniment. A CD player will be available.)                                             

3. Technique/Style
    -Scales - Major and Melodic minors
    -Major and Minor Triads and Seventh Chords
    -Prepared Jazz Etude of your choice
 

Jazz Combo Auditions

Thursday 9\18\2008  - CSULA Band Hall Room 150,  Time 4-6pm  A sign-up schedule will be posted outside room 150.
Audition will include:

1. Sight Reading
    - Each student will demonstrate their sight reading by performing a jazz band chart or jazz etude at sight.

2. Improvisation
    - Each student must perform one jazz standard of their choice. The selection must be memorized. You must perform one chorus of melody and two choruses of an improvised solo. (Please provide your own accompaniment. A CD player will be available.)

3. Technique/Style
    -Scales - Major and Melodic minors
    -Major and Minor Triads and Seventh Chords
    -Prepared Jazz Etude of your choice

Vocal Auditions

Thursday, 9\18\2008 - CSULA Band Hall Room 150, Time 4-6pm  A sign-up schedule is posted outside room 150.
Audition will include:

1. Sight Reading
    - Each student will demonstrate their sight reading by performing a jazz chart or jazz etude at sight. (Melodic and Rhythmic)

2. Improvisation
    - Each student must perform a medium tempo swing and ballad. All selections are to be memorized. You must perform one chorus of melody and two choruses of an improvised solo. (Please provide your own accompaniment. A CD player will be available.)