Doctor of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance

Robert Atherholt, oboe

Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2017

Required preliminary submission is by video. The green icon labeled "Preliminary Dropbox" at the bottom of this page will lead you to the Rice University portal for Acceptd, an online repository for preliminary audition materials. There is a $24 fee to use this service.

If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.

Preliminary and live audition requirements

  • Approximately 30 minutes of varied solo, ├ętude and orchestral excerpts clearly demonstrating an advanced performance ability.

The complete program must be performed with piano with the exception of the unaccompanied works in your program. The Shepherd School will provide a pianist and limited rehearsal time if requested. If the Shepherd School is to provide the pianist, all piano parts must be made available three weeks before the scheduled audition date. The applicant must be prepared to perform all chosen works in their entirety. However, the jury may decide to hear only certain portions.

Live auditions will be held January 26, 2018

Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Geoffrey Scott

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