(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 (email@example.com) 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.
Schubert: Die Forelle (low key in A major)
Brahms: Meine Liebe ist grün
Debussy: C’est l’extase (from Ariettes oubliées)
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 Violin No. 7 in c minor, op. 30, no. 2, 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: Deh vieni non tardar (from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro)
Verdi: De’ miei bollenti spiriti (from Verdi’s La Traviata)
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.