Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance

Barbara Butler, faculty
Charlie Geyer, faculty

Online preliminary submission due December 1, 2017

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.

Preliminary submission is by video and should include the following:

  • Enesco Legende (all but muted ending)
  • Solo of your choice
  • Charlier Étude No. 2 Du Style in B-flat (complete)

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

Required undergraduate live audition repertoire

  • Enesco Legende (all but muted ending)
  • Solo of your choice
  • Brandt Étude No. 1 on B-flat Trumpet
  • Charlier Étude No. 2 Du Style in B-flat (complete)
  • Orchestral Excerpts: 1947 Stravinsky Petrouchka (ballerina and waltz), Beethoven Leonore No. 2 (off-stage solo), Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition (opening promenade), Mahler Symphony No. 5 (opening solo)
  • All major and minor scales, sight-reading and transposition

Live auditions will be held February 2 and 3, 2018

Any questions regarding your application may be directed to Geoffrey Scott.

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