Students should be prepared to perform all five tunes below. The faculty will select two of the five tunes. ALL MATERIALS MUST BE MEMORIZED.

  • Stella By Starlight
  • Confirmation
  • Body & Soul
  • Alone Together
  • Cherokee

Sight Reading
Students will be given one minute to look over the material and will be given a tempo or have the student play along with a recorded backing track.

Rhythm instruments should also be prepared to demonstrate comping skills (piano, guitar), or walking (bass). Drumset auditionees will be asked to demonstrate a variety of styles including but not limited to: swing, up-tempo, Latin styles, rock/funk, brushes, waltz, trading fours.

For specific information about GTA/GSA's please click on the links below:

GTA Jazz

If you have any further questions, please get in touch. We are very pleased that you are considering Wichita State for your graduate studies.

William Flynn, Assistant Professor of Jazz Guitar