#1
alright im applying to get into a music course at a technical college

theres a 5 minute audition, but **** me, i have no idea what to play.

has anyone else had an audition to get into a college/uni and what did you play? what would be a good suggestion?

roc? metal? blues? classical? alt? jazz?

original? cover?


thanks for any help possible
#3
try and write your own song instead of using bands songs. they are more likely to let you in if u do that.
#4
jazz or classical is the most common ones, and they will probably call out a key or scale as well to test your knowledge, just the heads up

but i good ability to improvise and play what you play well will get u in
#5
thanks so far


i did plan on playing a shred solo over the top of bucketheads "white wash"

siound good or bad?
#7
*inb4icumblood*

Do something technical with a nice sense of melody. Cliffs Of Dover, as the guy above me suggested, would be perfect.
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#8
necrophagist would tick all the boxes fo sho!
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#10
If you really want to impress them, lay out a basic chord progression, then solo over it. Make sure when you do though, you really emphasize the chords played with your solo.
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#11
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Use a looper for the chords, woop. Maybe give a brief but casual description before starting?
"1-5-6-4 progression in key of G, improvised solo..."

something like that lol.

Edit - Try being like this guy! - (damnit cant link youtube cos im in college, search youtube for "tender vibes" its by a guy called bluesy13)