Audition Information

Undergraduate Auditions(BM, BME)

  • Major Scales
  • Chromatic Scale
  • 2 contrasting solos or etudes from the standard repertory
  • Sight-reading

 

 

Graduate Auditions (MM, DMA)


Tenor Trombone

  • 2 contrasting solos from the standard repertory
  • Orchestral Excerpts
  1. Mozart Tuba Mirum
  2. Ravel Bolero
  3. Berlioz Hungarian March
  4. Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 “The Organ Symphony”
  5. Mahler Symphony No. 3
  6. Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
  • Sight-reading


Bass Trombone

  • 2 contrasting solos from the standard repertory
  • Orchestral Excerpts
  1. Haydn Creation
  2. Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
  3. Kodaly Hary Janos
  4. Schuman Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish”
  5. Berlioz Hungarian March
  6. Strauss Ein Heldenleben

If you would like to audition for the trombone studio at Southern Miss or take a lesson (in-person or via SKYPE), contact Dr. Ben McIlwain.