The audition requirements at the undergraduate level are for all strings:

  • One three octave scale in any key.
  • One etude by memory.
  • One movement of a solo work by Bach or a movement from a concerto from the standard repertoire.

All works must be memorized.


  • Three octave scales and arpeggios in all keys.
  • An etude or caprice by memory.
  • Two contrasting movements from a standard concerto or two contrasting movements from a solo work by Bach. Applicant may also choose to play one movement from an unaccompanied work by Bach and a movement from a concerto.

All works must be memorized.

For more information, please contact:

  • Daniel Vega-Albela, Violin
  • Jorge Martinez-Rios, Viola
  • Símon Gollo, Violin
  • Jorge Espinoza, Cello

Deptartment of Music
Box 30001; MSC 3F
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Phone: (575) 646-5432

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