Practice Exercises

Guidelines

For a detailed description of the audition components, click on the instrumental department links below:

  • Bass
    Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass
  • Brass
    Baritone Horn, Bass Trombone, French Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba
  • Guitar
  • Percussion
    Drum Set, Hand Percussion, Marimba, Orchestral Percussion, Vibraphone
  • Piano
  • Strings
    Banjo, Cello, Harp, Mandolin, Viola, Violin
  • Voice
  • Woodwinds
    Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone

Practice Materials

Expand the menu items below and select links to access audition play-along materials.

Blues Progressions

Audio (mp3)

Charts (pdf)

Standard-form Songs

Audio (mp3)

    Charts (pdf)

Vamps

R&B Vamps

Audio (mp3)

Charts (pdf)

Rock Vamps

Audio (mp3)

Charts (pdf)

Funk/Fusion Vamps

Audio (mp3)

Charts (pdf)

Jazz Vamps

Audio (mp3)

Charts (pdf)