Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Double Bass

No prescreening; audition unaccompanied.

For Final Audition*:

  • Two contrasting solo pieces
  • Choose a total of three orchestral excerpts from:
    • Mozart, Symphony 35, 39, 40
    • Beethoven, Symphony 3, 5, 7, 9
    • Brahms, Symphony 1, 2
    • Strauss, any standard tone poem

In addition: One major scale, one harmonic minor scale, and one natural minor scale of choice, in two or three octaves

Note: Sight-reading and memorization are not required

*NOTE: Fall 2021 double bass auditions must be entirely prerecorded and there will not be any live virtual auditions. Further information will be sent directly to applicants. 


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Master of Music: Double Bass