Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Tenor Trombone

Prescreening required; must be video recording. Video should be shot from left side so mouthpiece is clearly visible.

Prescreening and audition unaccompanied.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or submit a pre-recorded audition. Pre-recorded auditions must include all audition repertoire and be uploaded to the applicant's Bienen School Supplement.

For Prescreening and Final Audition:

All repertoire required. No substitutions.

  • Solo Selection: Saint-Saëns, Cavatine, Op.144

Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust  “Hungarian March” (second trombone)

  • Mozart, Requiem “Tuba Mirum” (second trombone)

  • Ravel, Boléro

  • Saint-Saëns, Symphony No. 3 in C minor, slow movement

  • Wagner, Die Walküre “Ride of the Valkyries,” B-Major section


Other Degrees

Master of Music: Tenor Trombone