A prospective violin, viola, cello, or double bass student should be prepared to play from the repertoire listed below, which is at the minimum level. A more advanced student should play major and minor scales in three octaves, an etude representative
of current technical concentration, and a fast and slow movement of contrasting styles from a concerto or sonata.
Prepare one etude from the following:
Prepare two contrasting selections such as the following:
Prepare one of the following:
Prepare an etude of moderate difficulty by the following:
From the solo guitar literature, prepare one baroque piece and one romantic piece.
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