Audition & Program Requirements

Master of Music: Clarinet

Prescreening required; must be video recording.

For Prescreening:

  • #23 from Rose 40 Studies for Clarinet
  • #11 from Rose 32 Études for Clarinet 
  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, first movement exposition: bars 57-154 
  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, third movement: beginning to bar 72
  • Debussy, Rhapsodie 
  • Required Orchestral Excerpts:
    • Respighi, Pines of Rome, third movement: beginning to rehearsal number 15
    • Stravinsky, "Firebird Variation" from The Firebird Suite (1919): rehearsal 9 to end of variation
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, first movement: 2 before K to bar 492
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, second movement: bars 68-77
    • Mendelssohn, A Midsummer's Night Dream, scherzo: beginning to letter B, 7th bar of D until 2 bars before G 

For Final Audition:

  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, first movement exposition: bars 57-154 
  • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto KV 622, third movement: beginning to bar 72
  • Debussy, Rhapsodie 
  • Required Orchestral Excerpts:
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, first movement: 2 before K to bar 492
    • Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, second movement: bars 68-77
    • Stravinsky, "Firebird Variation" from The Firebird Suite (1919): rehearsal 9 to end of variation
    • Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2: rehearsal 155-158, 212-end
    • Mendelssohn, A Midsummer's Night Dream, scherzo: beginning to letter B, 7th bar of D until 2 bars before G 
    • Respighi, Pines of Rome, third movement: beginning to rehearsal number 15
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 3, first movement: letter B to bar 46
    • Brahms, Symphony No. 3, second movement: beginning to letter B
    • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, first movement: letters A-B, C to 12 bars before end of movement
    • Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, third movement:  11th bar of K to end of movement

 

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Bachelor of Music: Clarinet