Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Bassoon

No prescreening round; audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2024 Audition Dates:

Early Decision: November 16 ||| Regular Decision: February 10 & 17

Fall 2024 Audition Formats:

All applicants whose program requires an audition are asked to audition on campus. Virtual auditions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

For Final Audition:

Solo Selections:

  • Choose exposition sections from two works or movements that are contrasting in style or time period.

NOTE: Listed repertoire is not required; any pieces of commensurate difficulty will be accepted. Two contrasting movements from the following compositions are also acceptable, but other works of commensurate difficulty are welcome.

Suggested solos:  

  • Milde, étude from Concert Studies Book 1
  • Mozart, Concerto K.191, first and second movements
  • Weber, Concerto Op. 75, first and second movements

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Two contrasting orchestral excerpts of the applicant's choice 

In addition: In the live audition, please be prepared to play all major and harmonic-minor scales up to high C.