Audition Requirements - Brass

School of Music – Instrument Requirements

BRASS

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TRUMPET

  1. Repertoire
    • 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
      • Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys.
  3. Sight Reading

HORN

  1. Repertoire
    • 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
      • Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys.
  3. Sight Reading

TROMBONE

  1. Repertoire
    • 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
      • Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys.
  3. Sight Reading

EUPHONIUM

  1. Repertoire
    • 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
      • Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys.
  3. Sight Reading

TUBA

  1. Repertoire
    • 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
      • Scales: major and melodic minor scales in all keys.
  3. Sight Reading

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