Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Horn

Prescreening required; must be video recording. Please record all prescreening repertoire in the same room so that the acoustics remain consistent.

Prescreening and audition unaccompanied.

For Prescreening:

  • One solo movement demonstrating style, tone, range, rhythm, and technique, such as Strauss Horn Concerto No.1, first movement and Hindemith Sonata in F, first movement
  • First-movement exposition from any Mozart concerto
  • One étude from Maxime Alphonse Book No.3

Required Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, 3rd movement (scherzo)

  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3, solo beginning at measure 98 or rehearsal F (poco allegretto)
  • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, opening first horn solo

For Final Audition:

  • Two contrasting solo pieces demonstrating style, tone, range, rhythm, and technique, such as Strauss Horn Concerto No.1, first movement and Hindemith Sonata in F, first movement 
  • First movement exposition section from any Mozart concerto
  • One étude from Maxime Alphonse Book No. 3
  • Sight-reading 

Required Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, 3rd movement (scherzo)

  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3, solo beginning at measure 98 or rehearsal F (poco Allegretto)
  • Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, opening first horn solo

 

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Horn