Instrumental Study:  Preparatory Division


The goal of the Preparatory Division is to recognize talented students at an early age and prepare them for the entrance examinations in the upper school for both solo and pedagogical areas of study.

Entrance Audition

Performance of a program appropriate to the student’s age is required.  The program, to be played by memory, must include the following:

Examinations

At the end of every second semester the student must pass an examination administered by the instrumental commission.  The program must include two works of contrasting styles,