(Master of Music Only-program under NASM consideration)
Applicants must submit a resume detailing their education, collaborative piano experience and a collaborative repertoire list (both instrumental and vocal). The list should be typed up as a Word or PDF document, organized first by instrument and/or voice type, then by composers in alphabetical order. Contact Dr. Pei-Shan Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about the audition repertoire.
A. Art Songs (choose one song for each language)
All works must be performed in the high keys unless otherwise stated.
German Art Song
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade
French Art Song
English Art Song
Barber: Crucifixion (from Hermit Songs)
Copland: Heart, we will forget him
B. Instrumental Sonata/Duo (choose one of the following)
Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin No. 5 in F major, op. 24, first movement
Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Cello No. 3 in A major, Op. 69, first movement
Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Clarinet No. 1 in f minor, op. 120, no. 1, first movement
Prokofiev: Sonata for Flute and Piano, op. 94, first movement
C. Orchestral Reductions (choose one of the following)
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, first movement
Mozart: Flute Concerto in G major, first movement
Mozart: Come Scoglio (from Cosi fan tutte)
Applicant's choice to be performed by memory (any piece or movement under 10 minutes)
Applicants will sight-read excerpts of an instrumental or vocal work. A short personal interview will follow at the end of the audition.