Lessons: Describe your previous experience in private lessons before coming to Cottey. How many years of voice or instrumental lessons have you taken?
Ensembles: Name the musical ensembles you were a member of in high school, including choir, concert band, jazz band, or orchestra.
Music Theory Fundamentals: Have you ever studied scales, intervals, or chords?
Identify the following pitches on the treble clef staff using letter names:
Identify the following pitches on the bass clef staff using letter names:
Write an enharmonic spelling for each of the given notes using letter names.
Write an ascending major scale on the given note using accidentals:
Write an ascending harmonic minor scale starting on the given note using accidentals:
Write an ascending natural minor scale starting on the given note using accidentals:
Identify the key signature for each of the following keys:
Identify the following ascending intervals.
Example: Major 3rd
Identify the following descending intervals:
Identify the quality of each of the following triads as either Major, Minor, Diminished, or Augmented:
Melody Discrimination: Play the examples that consist of three notes. The first note will always be correct, but the second and third pitches may be different from those notated on your test. Choose whether each example is Correct or Incorrect.
Rhythmic Discrimination: Play the examples that correspond to the rhythms notated below. The time signature and first note will always be correct, but the remaining rhythms may be different than those notated on your test. Choose whether each example is Correct or Incorrect.
Scale Identification: Play each one-octave scale ascending and descending. Identify each scale as a Major, Natural Minor, Harmonic Minor, or Melodic Minor Scale.
Chord Quality: Play each root position triad. Indicate whether the chord quality is Major or Minor.
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