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Recommended Audition Repertoire


Candidates should perform one or two movements of each piece. Orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice may be included in the recording if desired by the applicant. Although a piano accompaniment during recorded auditions is not compulsory, we highly recommend it.

Violin: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.

Viola: A concerto by C. Stamitz or by F. A. Hoffmeister and a second piece.

Violoncello: A concerto by J. Haydn and a romantic or modern piece.

Double Bass: A concerto by G. Bottessini or by S. Koussevitzky and a second piece.

Flute: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.

Oboe: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.
Clarinet: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.

Bassoon: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.

Horn: A concerto by W. A. Mozart and a romantic or modern piece.

Trumpet: A concerto by J. Haydn or by J. N. Hummel and a romantic or modern piece.

Trombone: A concerto by F. David and a second piece of your own choice.

Tuba: A concerto by R. W. Williams or by E. Gregson and a second piece of your own choice.

Harp: A concerto by F. Händel or by W. A. Mozart and Phantasie in c minor, by L. Spohr, or Impromptu, by G. Fauré.

Percussion: (scores can be downloaded by clicking on the name)
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Snare Drum: study number 64 by the Wagner Schule and Sheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov.

Xylophone: “L’Oiseau de Feu” by Stravinsky and “Wozzeck” by A. Berg.