Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Trumpet

Prescreening required; must be video recording. Video should be framed so that it is close enough to be able to see the applicant's face and embouchure. 

Prescreening and audition unaccompanied.

For Prescreening:

  • 1 étude of applicant’s choice from Charlier, Brandt, Arban Characteristic Studies, or equivalent
  • 1 short standard solo piece (Enescu Légende or equivalent), or the first movement of a standard concerto or sonata of applicant’s choice (Haydn, Hummel, Hindemith, Kennan, or equivalent) NOTE: No piccolo trumpet solo allowed

NOTE: Choose contrasting works that will display your highest level of achievement musically and technically. Repertoire can be recorded in separate takes and uploaded in separate files.

NOTE: Applicants who submit incomplete prescreening repertoire requirements may be disqualified from consideration.

 

For Final Audition:

  • 2 contrasting études of applicant’s choice from Charlier, Brandt, Arban Characteristic Studies, or equivalent
  • 2 contrasting solos or movements from a standard concerto or sonata of applicant’s choice. One piece must be the first movement of a standard concerto or sonata
  • 3 contrasting standard orchestral excerpts 

 

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Trumpet