Re: College Audition Help
When stuents audition, it looks bad to try and audition with a CD. If you can't find an accompanist or one is not provided, just go alone, it can actually work to your benefit if you can do that.
If you can spring for a new classical mpc, go with a Rousseau mpc, or a Rascher, both are great peices. A selmer S90 would also a good choice for you.
As for music, you should pick one that is difficult to you, and has some technical passages to display your skill on it (fast runs, stacatto, the list goes on)
Most college auditions allow for the playing of multiple pieces, so after you finish the pieces you do in the classical area, do a jazz piece. Generally, it will go something like this: a scale or two, the classical pieces, sight reading(very important) maybe some testing by the auditioner to make sure you arent tone deaf and can pick out a note, and then a chance to play your jazz peice.
I hope all goes well for you, and good luck!
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