Everyone should prepare 2 short pieces or portions of pieces (or etudes), one in a fast tempo and one in a slow tempo, to demonstrate your musicality and technique.
A major scale (either 2 or 3 octaves) played slurred (triplets or sixteenths).
G minor scale (2 or 3 octaves) played spiccato or staccato.
Viola and Cello:
D major scale (either 2 or 3 octaves) played slurred (triplets or sixteenths).
C minor scale (2 or 3 octaves) played spiccato or staccato.
Chromatic scale in at least 2 octaves, 3 octaves for advanced students.
Play legato (no tonguing) on triplet, slurred two and tongued two on 4-16th; pick a comfortable speed for quarter note,keeping the quarter note at the same speed for both triplets and 16th notes.
Eb major scale plus arpeggio (2 or 3 octaves) played legato.
B minor scale plus arpeggio (2 or 3 octaves) played staccato.
Here is what to say and play: Please start your recording by saying "hello, my name is ____ and I am ___ years old," slowly and clearly. Next play your scales. Then before starting your piece please tell us its name and its composer "I will play (piece) by (composer)"; if you play 2 pieces introduce each before you start playing it.
The recording must be done as one "take" (but you can make as many as you like and send us the best one!)
Please keep the video under 10 minutes long.
Please upload your video to YouTube, Google Drive, or Dropbox (or other cloud service) and send us a link.