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String Studies

Entrance Requirements

VIOLIN:

  1. One movement from an unaccompanied Bach sonata or partita.

  2. Two contrasting movements from any concerto in the standard repertoire.

VIOLA:

  1. Two contrasting movements from any concerto in the standard repertoire OR two contrasting pieces of choice.

CELLO:

  1. One movement from an unaccompanied Bach suite.

  2. One movement from any concerto in the standard repertoire OR one virtuoso piece of choice with similar length.

DOUBLE BASS:

  1. One major and one minor scale in three octaves.

  2. Piece of applicant’s choice (preferably one movement from a Baroque sonata) OR one etude of similar difficulty.

HARP:

  1. An étude by Bochsa, Posse or equivalent.

  2. A fast movement from a Baroque or Classical sonata or concerto, i.e. Handel, Dittersdorf, Boieldieu, memorized.

  3. A romantic or 20th century work from the major harp repertoire, i.e. Impromptu, Op. 86 by Faurè, Impromptu-Caprice by Piernè, Scintillation by Salzedo, memorized.

  4. Two orchestral excerpts and or cadenzas.

GUITAR:

  1. Scales and arpeggios.

  2. An étude by Fernando Sor, Matteo Carcassi or equivalent.

  3. A solo work from the 17th or 18th century.

  4. A solo work from the late 19th or 20th century.

Director of String Studies

Violinist Jason Uyeyama is Associate Professor of Music and Director of String Studies at La Sierra University where he teaches violin and chamber music.  He continues to lead an active career as recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and soloist.  He has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  Mr. Uyeyama received is Master’s degree from Juilliard and his primary teachers include Itzhak Perlman, Masao Kawasaki, and Yao-Ji Lin.

2014-2015 Concert Season

 

Sept. 15-20, 2014

MUSIC BOOT CAMP

Returning & Incoming Students

Register NOW

 

Sept. 17, 2014 | 7p

MUSIC BENEFIT CONCERT for

ALS RESEARCH

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

OCT. 5, 2104 | 2p

AVPA FACULTY SHOWCASE

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

OCT. 11, 2104 | 7p | $15

CHAMBER RECITAL SERIES:

Featuring: Claudio Gonzalez, violin | Carlos Flores, piano

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Oct. 15-18, 2014 | Free

INVITATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL

La Sierra University Campus

 

Oct. 17, 2014 | 7p | Free

DEPT. OF MUSIC VESPERS

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Oct. 18, 2014 | 4p | Free

INVITATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL VESPERS

La Sierra University Church

 

Oct. 31, 2014 | 3p | Free

MASTER CLASS: James Miller, trombone

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Nov. 1, 2014 | 7p | Free

WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

Featuring: James Miller, trombone

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Nov. 6, 2014 | 6p | Free

MASTER CLASS: Eugene Villanueva, baritone

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Nov. 15, 2014 | 7p | Free

ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Nov. 19, 2014 | 7p | Free

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES

Jonathan Mamora, piano

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 2, 2104 | 7p | Free

WIND & PERC. CHAMBER CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 5, 2014 | 7:30p | Free

67th Candlelight Concert

La Sierra University Church

*Reserved seating tickets available (951) 354-7095

 

Dec. 6, 2014 | 7:30p | $25 General | $55 Golden Circle

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON:

Fox Performing Arts Center

Tickets available (951) 779-9800

 

Dec. 7, 2014 | 7p | $15

CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Featuring: Jason Uyeyama, violin, Robert deMaine, cello and Orion Weiss, piano

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 10, 2014 | 7p

STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 13, 2014 | 7p

BIG BAND CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Dec. 14, 2014 | 2p

AVPA Recital

Hole Memorial Auditorium