1) Mozart Concerto in G or D: first or third movement
2) One piece (contrasting from Mozart) demonstrating technical skill
3) One slow piece or movement highlighting lyricism.
4) Four standard orchestral excerpts of contrasting style.
1) W. A. Mozart:
Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (first movement)
2) A movement from a Baroque sonata or concerto of your choice
3) A movement from a 20th century or later solo or sonata of your choice
4) Two etudes of contrasting style (Ferling or Barrett preferred)
5) Three or four standard orchestral excerpts of your choice.
1) A standard clarinet concerto (Mozart, Weber, Crussell)
2) A 20th century or later solo or sonata of your choice
3) Two etudes of contrasting style
4) Three or four standard orchestral excerpts of your choice.
1) Send (or bring) a repertoire list of solo, duet, and quartet pieces studied to Professor Nichol at
2) Two solos of contrasting style
3) All scales
4) Candidates may be asked to demonstrate sight-reading ability.
5) Having jazz interpretive skills, or improvisatory skills is always desirable.
1) A standard bassoon concerto (Mozart, Weber, Hummel)
2) A movement for a solo in a contrasting style than the concerto
3) Four standard orchestral excerpts of contrasting style and technique.