School of Music > Admission & Aid > Auditions > Graduate/Certificate > Jazz Guitar
All jazz applicants are required to submit a pre-audition screening video through our upload page by January 3 (extended deadline). Pre-screenings must be in video format. All videos received after December 1 will only be considered based on the availability of audition times.
Prepare the jazz standard “Hot House" by Tadd Dameron (with an audible metronome set at quarter note=160) using the following arrangement:
Applicants have a choice between two audition formats: in person auditions or recorded submissions. Though recorded auditions are accepted, we strongly encourage applicants to audition on campus to benefit from the in-person experience of meeting our faculty and seeing our facilities.
Improvise on these selections in a manner that acknowledges the underlying changes in harmonic context .
Please upload a video that is no longer than 2-3 minutes and responds to the below questions:- What is your musical background?- Why are you applying to DePaul?