Audition Requirements - Brass

TRUMPET

  1. Repertoire
    1. Any TWO contrasting selections, or TWO contrasting movements of a standard sonata or concerto. Suggested level of difficulty:
      • Ropartz, Andante et Allegro
      • Gibbons, Suite for Trumpet (any 2 contrasting movements)
      • Cook, Impromptu
  2. Technical Requirements
    1. Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys
  3. Sight Reading

For information about Memorial University’s trumpet program, please contact Dr. Alan Klaus.


HORN

  1. Repertoire
    1. Any TWO contrasting selections, or TWO contrasting movements of a standard sonata or concerto. Suggested level of difficulty:
      • Any Mozart concerto movement
      • Saint-Saëns, Morceau de Concert
      • Glazunov, Reveries
  2. Technical Requirements
    1. Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys
  3. Sight Reading

For information about Memorial University’s horn program, please contact Dr. Alan Klaus.


TROMBONE

  1. Repertoire
    1. Any TWO contrasting selections, or TWO contrasting movements of a standard sonata or concerto. Suggested level of difficulty:
      • Galliard, Sonata No. 4
      • Marcello, Sonata in e minor
      • Ropartz, Andante et Allegro
  2. Technical Requirements
    1. Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys
  3. Sight Reading

For information about Memorial University’s trombone program, please contact Dr. Karen Bulmer.


EUPHONIUM

  1. Repertoire
    1. Any TWO contrasting selections, or TWO contrasting movements of a standard sonata or concerto. Suggested level of difficulty:
      • Marcello - Sonata in G major
      • Marcello - Sonata in e minor
      • Galliard - Sonatas 1-5
      • Barbara York - Arioso Gloria
      • James Grant - Just a Thought
      • James Grant - Endorphins
  2. Technical Requirements
    1. Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys
  3. Sight Reading

For information about Memorial University’s euphonium program, please contact Dr. Karen Bulmer.


TUBA

  1. Repertoire
    1. Any TWO contrasting selections, or TWO contrasting movements of a standard sonata or concerto. Suggested level of difficulty:
      • Bach, Air and Bourée (arr. Bell)
      • Handel, Larghetto and Allegro (arr. Little)
      • Sear: Sonatina
  2. Technical Requirements
    1. Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys
  3. Sight Reading

For information about Memorial University’s tuba program, please contact Dr. Karen Bulmer.

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