Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Bass Trombone

Prescreening required; must be video recording. Video should be taken from left side so mouthpiece is clearly visible.

Prescreening and audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or submit a pre-recorded audition. Pre-recorded auditions must include all audition repertoire and be uploaded to the applicant's Bienen School Supplement.

For Prescreening and Final Audition:

All repertoire required. No substitutions.

Solo Selection:

  • Lebedev, Concerto

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust  "Hungarian March"  

  • Haydn, The Creation

  • Mahler, Symphony No. 7, first movement

  • Schumann, Symphony No. 3, fourth movement

  • Wagner, Die Walküre "Ride of the Valkyries," B-Major section


Other Degrees

Master of Music: Bass Trombone