Audition & Program Requirements

Master 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.

For Prescreening and Final Audition*:

All repertoire required. No substitutions.

  • Solo Selection: Martin, Ballade

Orchestral Excerpts:

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

  • Mozart, Requiem “Tuba Mirum”

  • Ravel, Boléro

  • Saint-Saëns, Symphony No. 3

  • Schumann, Symphony No. 3, fourth movement

  • Wagner, Die Walküre “Ride of the Valkyries,” B Maj. section

  • Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra

  • Rossini, Overture to William Tell

*NOTE: Fall 2021 tenor trombone auditions must be entirely prerecorded and there will not be any live virtual auditions. Further information will be sent directly to applicants. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Bachelor of Music: Tenor Trombone