Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Euphonium

Prescreening required; audio or video recordings are accepted. If submitting video prescreening, please position the video so that your embouchure is clearly visible.

Prescreening and audition repertoire should be unaccompanied.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or complete a live Zoom interview and submit a recorded audition. Applicants unable to audition on campus are required to submit recordings of all their audition repertoire. Audition recordings must be submitted via the applicant's Bienen School Supplement.

For Prescreening:

  • Solo selection or étude of the applicant's choice

  • Holst, Second Suite for Military Band: March, beginning to letter B, pickup to letter E through bar 5 of letter G

  • Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever (complete, no repeats)

For Final Audition:

  • Perform up to 3 minutes of any solo selection or étude of the applicant's choice

Band/Orchestral excerpts:

  • Holst, Second Suite for Military Band: March, beginning to letter B, pickup to letter E through bar 5 of letter G

  • Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever (complete, no repeats)

  • Mussorgsky/Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition, "Bydlo"

  • Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, 1 bar before 3-4, 8-7th bar of 13, 62-75, 79-80

 

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Euphonium