A performance audition is required for acceptance into the degree programs of the California State University, Long Beach Department of Music. All entering freshmen and undergraduate transfer students who have been admitted to the university are required to pass a performance audition. Audition procedures vary for undergraduate, transfer, and graduate candidates. Please access the Jazz Studies Handbook (see left margin) for details on the audition requirements and procedures.
The Theory Placement Exam is a diagnostic test used to determine the appropriate level of theory in which the student should enroll. The test is offered on each audition day and the first Friday of each semester.
For undergraduate and graduate admission information, please refer to our Admissions Page.
Department Audition Dates
FALL 2014 semester Audition Dates
- Saturday, February 1, 2014
- Saturday, March 1, 2014—All Areas Except Voice And Jazz
- Saturday, March 8, 2014—Voice And Jazz Only
- Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Call 562.985.4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot!
Jazz Audition Repertoire
Jazz audition repertoire can be downloaded below in MS Word format or in Adobe Acrobat format by instrument.
Participation in the Vocal Jazz Ensembles is by audition only.
Auditions for the Vocal Jazz Ensembles will be held on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 from 10am-3pm and Thur, Aug 23, 2012 from 10am-1pm and 2-5pm.
YOU MUST DOWNLOAD ALL AUDITION INFORMATION, print it, fill it out BEFORE the audition, and bring it with you. Download Audition Information Here: vocal_jazz_auditions_2012.pdf
There will be audition sign-up sheets posted on the Jazz Studies bulletin board, across from the large ensemble rehearsal rooms by August 13, 2012. You may also request an audition time by emailing Christine Guter at email@example.com.