MU 073A Guitar Ensemble


The Wagner College Guitar Ensemble is a great opportunity for guitarists of all styles and ability levels. The class covers a wide range of styles from Renaissance to rock, Bach to blues to be-bop! The class focuses on developing skills necessary to participate in an ensemble situation, reading music, single notes and chords, following charts, playing accompaniments and improvisation in a variety of styles.

Audition Information

Audition Requirements

Come prepared to play a piece of your choice. It can be a solo guitar piece; you can play with a backing track or accompany yourself singing. You will then be asked to sight read a short piece with written notes and a chord chart.

What to Bring:
1. Your instrument and any sheet music or equipment you will need for the audition.
2. Completed Application Form.
3. Completed Band Director/Music Teacher Recommendation Form.

Fall 2017 Audition Dates

Friday, June 2 from 4pm – 6pm

Friday, August 25 from 4pm – 6pm

All auditions will take place in the Campus Hall Music Performance Center located on the Wagner College campus at 631 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301.

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Benjamin Sher

Adjunct Faculty, Music Department Campus Hall

Teaches Jazz Ensemble, Guitar and Guitar Ensemble, Music Production and Technology. Jazz guitarist, recording artist.