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Winds Audition

BM requirements: Two selections (such as an etude and a movement from a sonata or concerto) of contrasting classical styles (no jazz or popular). It is strongly suggested that you select your audition materials in consultation with your private teacher or your school band/orchestra teacher. Prepare all major scales. Do not use an accompanist at your audition.

BA requirements: Two selections (such as an etude and a movement from a sonata or concerto) of contrasting classical styles (no jazz or popular). Prepare major scales up to three flats/sharps. Do not use an accompanist at your audition.

BM JUNIOR TRANSFER STUDENTS requirements: Two selections (such as an etude and a movement from a sonata or concerto) of contrasting classical styles (no jazz or popular). Select your repertoire in consultation with the applied instructor with whom your are presently studying. Be prepared to perform all major and minor scales, and all major and minor scales in thirds/arpeggios. Do not use an accompanist at your audition.

BA JUNIOR TRANSFER STUDENTS requirements: Two selections (such as an etude and a movement from a sonata or concerto) of contrasting classical styles (no jazz or popular). Select your repertoire in consultation with the applied instructor with whom your are presently studying. Be prepared to perform all major and minor scales. Do not use an accompanist at your audition.

MM requirements: Three selections from contrasting periods (choose three from the four major historical time periods - Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Twentieth Century/Contemporary). Be prepared to perform one entire sonata or concerto as one of your three selections. Provide an accompanist for your audition. An accompanist is recommended but not required. Bring to your audition a copy of your senior recital program or another comparable solo recital performance. Also bring a sample of your scholarly writing to the audition (research paper, term paper, etc.).