Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Clarinet

Prescreening required; must be video recording.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or live on Zoom. Applicants are encouraged to audition on campus if possible.

For Prescreening:

  • #23 from Rose 40 Studies for Clarinet
  • #11 from Rose 32 Études for Clarinet 
  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, first movement exposition: bars 57-154 
  • Debussy, Rhapsodie OR Stravinsky, Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet
  • Required Orchestral Excerpts:
    • Mendelssohn, A Midsummer's Night Dream, scherzo: beginning to letter B, 7th bar of D until 2 bars before G 
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, first movement: 2 before K to bar 492
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, second movement: bars 68-77

For Final Audition:

  • #23 from Rose 40 Studies for Clarinet
  • #11 from Rose 32 Études for Clarinet 
  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, first movement exposition: bars 57-154 
  • Debussy, Rhapsodie OR Stravinsky, Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet
  • Required Orchestral Excerpts:
    • Mendelssohn, A Midsummer's Night Dream, scherzo: beginning to letter B, 7th bar of D until 2 bars before G 
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, first movement: 2 before K to bar 492
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, second movement: bars 68-77
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 3, second movement: opening to one bar before letter B
    • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, first movement: letters A-B, C to 12 bars before the end of movement
    • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, third movement:  11th bar of K to end of movement

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Clarinet