To schedule a string audition (violin, viola, violoncello, double bass), please contact Prof. John McGrosso at (314) 516-4917 (

Entrance Audition Requirements

  • The potential music major is requested to perform two contrasting selections of choice (OR) perform one selection from the MSHSAA (Missouri State High School Association) solo contest list or a similar approved list
  • perform selected major and minor scales and arpeggios
  • offer letter(s) of recommendation in support of the student’s musical background and potential