Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Oboe

No prescreening round; audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2024 Audition Dates:

Early Decision: November 18 ||| Regular Decision: February 10 & 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 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