Undergraduate Electric Bass Audition Requirements

The following audition pieces are required for Commercial Music or Bachelor of Arts in Music.*

  • One prepared piece (Latin, swing, ballad, rock, pop, etc.).
  • Scales in all 12 keys:
    • Major
    • Minor (Dorian and Aeolian)
    • Blues scale
  • 12 Bar Blues in any key (bassline only)
  • Reading
    • Consistent melody by itself at any tempo
    • Walking bass line over simple chord changes
    • Sightreading

*Please note that FAU does not offer the Bachelor of Music Education or Performance for electric bass
guitar majors. 

Applied Teacher: Rob Rimmington, MM