1) All major and minor scales, covering two (or more) octaves as possible
2) Exposition of Mozart Concerto #2 or Concerto #4, a Strauss concerto, or equivalent solo from the candidate's current repertoire
3) FIVE contrasting orchestral excerpts
4) Candidates may also be asked to demonstrate sight-reading ability.
1) Two solos of contrasting style (at least one must be from the standard repertoire)
2) Three orchestral excerpts
3) An etude
4) A short Piccolo and/or E-flat trumpet solo is also recommended
5) Scales and sight-reading may be included at the audition.
1) A first and second, OR a second and third movement of a standard trombone concerto
2) A movement from a trombone sonata
3) A Bordogni etude
4) Either: a) three orchestral excerpts, or b) an excerpt of a jazz solo or etude.
1) All Major and minor scales, covering two octaves or greater.
2a) Tuba Candidates should have strong reading ability in bass clef and down-the-octave reading.
2b) Euphonium Candidates should have strong reading ability in treble, tenor and bass clef.
minimum of two contrasting solo works that showcase your musical and technical abilities.
4) A minimum of two band AND two orchestral excerpts that showcase your musical and technical abilities.
5) Sight-reading will be included in the audition.
1) A major keyboard percussion work
2) A snare drum etude (Deleclouse or similar)
3) A timpani etude (Firth, Hinger, Carter, etc.)
4) A recording (preferably DVD, but can be CD) of a percussion set-up piece. This can be done live if the setup is not too big, but logistics often dictate that a recording is the most efficient way to demonstrate this part of your musicianship.
5) A couple of excerpts on snare, timpani and mallets
6) Sight-reading on snare and keyboard percussion.