Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2018
The submission must contain all repertoire listed below played in a continuous unedited segment; any indication that there has been editing or that recording equipment was paused/stopped between selections will result in the disqualification of the application. All pieces should be played unaccompanied.
Required preliminary repertoire is by video submission
¬Ľ Mozart¬†Clarinet Concerto, 1st movement, Exposition only (beginning of Solo until bar 133)
¬Ľ Mendelssohn¬†Scherzo¬†from¬†A Midsummer Night‚Äôs Dream, measures 1 ‚Äď 48
¬Ľ Copland¬†Concerto, from the beginning to end of the cadenza
If you have not heard from us by January 4, 2019, please email us.
Required graduate live audition repertoire
¬Ľ The entire¬†Mozart Clarinet Concerto, K. 622
¬Ľ The entire Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie
¬Ľ Choose and prepare one of the following concertos in its entirety: Nielsen,¬†Concerto; Weber,¬†Concerto No 1 or 2¬†; or Copland,¬†Concerto.
¬Ľ 20th-century unaccompanied work for solo clarinet
¬Ľ Orchestral excerpts (do not use excerpt books for these passages)
Mendelssohn¬†Scherzo¬†from¬†A Midsummer Night's Dream, measures 1-48
Beethoven¬†Symphony 6, 1st movement measures 476-492 & 2nd movement measures 69-77
Beethoven¬†Symphony 8, movement 3 Menuetto (Trio)
Brahms¬†Symphony 3,¬†movements 1 and 2 (please prepare solos and tutti passages)
Ravel:¬†Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
Applicants will also be expected to demonstrate sight-reading ability with material chosen by the instructor.
Live auditions will be held on January 25, 2019
Any questions regarding your application can be directed to¬†Geoffrey Scott.