Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Classical Guitar

No prescreening round; audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or live on Zoom. Those auditioning on Zoom are also required to submit recordings of all their audition repertoire. Audition recordings must be submitted via the applicant's Bienen School Supplement.

For Final Audition:

A program of varied solo literature and études, including:

  • One movement from a Bach suite or another equivalent work from the 16th- through 18th-century repertoire
  • Prelude, sonata, or theme and variations by Sor, Giuliani, Ponce, Torroba, Turina, Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, or equivalent repertoire
  • Études by Carcassi, Sor, Brouwer, or Villa-Lobos, or equivalent repertoire

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Classical Guitar