Audition & Program Requirements
Bachelor of Music: Oboe
No prescreening round; audition 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 Final Audition:
- Two études with contrasting tempos by Barret or Ferling
- Two or three contrasting standard orchestral excerpts of the applicant’s choice
- Two solo selections of the applicant's choice (if the applicant selects a work that has multiple movements, it is not necessary to prepare the entire piece)
Suggested Solo Selections:
Concerto by Cimarosa, Marcello, Handel, Mozart, or Vivaldi
Sonata by Telemann, Handel, Saint-Saëns, or Hindemith
Schumann, Three Romances
Britten, Six Metamorphoses after Ovid