Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Double Bass

No prescreening round; audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2024 Audition Dates:

Early Decision: November 14 ||| Regular Decision: February 14-15, 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:

  • Two contrasting solo pieces
  • Choose a total of three orchestral excerpts from:
    • Mozart, symphonies 35, 39, 40
    • Beethoven, symphonies 3, 5, 7, 9
    • Brahms, symphonies 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