The two Hungarians not only played music, they were themselves the music – in every nerve – down to their fingertips.

Adelheid von Schorn on Reményi and Liszt

Jazz Guitar admission requirements for non-degree studies

- Performance of three popular jazz standards of different tempo (slow, medium, fast): theme, improvisation, harmony playing, chordal accompaniment.

 - Playing major and minor blues (improvisation, chordal playing without theme) in various keys and tempos.

 - Knowledge of about 10 jazz standards – theme and improvisation – in original harmonisation from memory. The repertoire has to be presented to the examination panel in the exam material submitted by the candidate.

- Improvisation on the harmonic line given at the exam.

- Sight reading of a melody or chordal line given at the exam.

- Presentation of frequently used jazz chords in basic position and in various inversions.