ADMISSIONS
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Fall 2015 Term: The university application deadline for Fall 2015 admission is November 30, 2014. Primary auditions for the Department of Music will be held in December, February, and May.

Information
Advising Procedures
Audition Procedures
Auditions Repertoire
Audition/Jury Schedules
Large Ensemble Auditions
Scholarships
Theory/Piano Placement
Teacher Preparation
ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS

Contact:
Leo Eylar, conductor
Department of Music
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
email: leolion3@aol.com
916-278-4216


ALL NEW AND RETURNING MUSIC MAJORS MUST PERFORM AN AUDITION.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Orchestra are open via audition to any qualified CSUS
student, regardless of major.


STRINGS:
Sign up for a time slot on Professor Eylar's door, CPS 428, on the first Tuesday of the fall semester. Auditions will be held at the regular class time on the first Tuesday of class. Prepare five minutes of a solo piece--your choice. Sight reading and scales will not be required.

WINDS:
Auditions are held concurrently with the wind auditions for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Wind Audition Repertoire

  1. a chromatic scale ascending and descending, demonstrating range;
  2. (60 seconds) a prepared solo/etude displaying slow, sustained playing to show beauty of tone, expression and tuning;
  3. (60 seconds) a prepared solo/etude displaying rapid, slurred and articulated music to show technique, time and tonguing;
  4. sight reading.
Program Requirements
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Music
Minor in Music
Graduate Studies

Forms
Add/Drop Classes
Audition Application
Advising Worksheet
Course Substitution
Degree Recital Packet
Graduation Petition
Jury Form
(Instrumental)
Jury Form (Vocal)
Special Problems
Voice Handbook
University Information
Sac State Admissions
 
For more information, please write or call:
Sacramento State Department of Music
ATTN: Mark Allen, Music Admissions Counselor
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
(916) 278-6543
request additional information