Audition & Program Requirements

Master of Music: Double Bass

Fall 2022 audition format update: Auditions will be entirely virtual. Double bass applicants must submit an audition repertoire recording by February 15.  The recording should be unedited and performed in one take. Audition recordings must be submitted via the applicant's status portal. There will be no live Zoom component. Posted 1/13/22

No prescreening; audition unaccompanied.

For Final Audition:

  • Two contrasting solo pieces
  • One movement from J.S. Bach, Suites for Violoncello
  • Choose a total of five orchestral excerpts from:
    • Mozart, Symphony 35, 39, 40
    • Beethoven, Symphony 3, 5, 7, 9
    • Brahms, Symphony 1, 2
    • Strauss, any standard tone poem


Other Degrees

Bachelor of Music: Double Bass