Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2020
If you have not heard from us by January 6, 2021, please email us.
Preliminary submission is by audio or video (video preferred)
- Two contrasting movements from a standard solo work (such as a Bach sonata), or one standard work with contrasting sections such as a Paris Conservatory concours piece, preferably recorded with accompaniment
- Two complete contrasting movements from a Mozart concerto (accompaniment required.) Cadenzas are not necessary but may be played if desired.
- One contrasting work of your choice
- Several orchestral excerpts to be chosen from Brahms: Symphony No. 4 last movement, mm. 93 - 105; Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, mm. 1 - 4 and mm. 21- 30; Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis, solo from movement III; St. Saëns: Volière from Carnival of the Animals; Stravinsky: Variation from The Firebird
Required graduate live audition repertoire
At least one of the 4 works below should be from memory, excluding the Orchestral Excerpts.
- Two contrasting movements from either the Bach Partita in A Minor, BWV 1013 or one of the following Bach sonatas: B Minor, A Major, E Minor or E Major
- First and second movement expositions from the Mozart Concerto in G Major, KV 313
- Two other works representing two different styles from the standard repertoire
- Orchestral Excerpts: Brahms: Symphony No. 4 last movement, mm. 93 - 105; Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, mm. 1- 4 and mm. 21-30; Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis, solo from movt. III; St. Saëns: Volière from Carnival of the Animals; Stravinsky: Variation from The Firebird
A pianist is not required for the audition.
Live auditions will be held January 29, February 1 and 5, 2021.