The preliminary submission is by video and the repertoire is two contrasting movements of Bach, one movement from a major concerto, and one movement of a sonata.
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.
» A major concerto (two movements minimum)
» Three movements from a Bach solo cello suite or violin solo sonata or partita
» One composition of a different style
It is expected that the Bach and concerto be memorized.
Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Phyllis Smith.