Audition Information

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Performance Freshman: All major scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (low F# to high C); Etude #36 from 40 Progressive Etudes  by Sigmund Hering;  One selection from the following list: Andante and Allegro  by Guy Ropartz; Concert Etude  by Alexander Goedicke; Petite Piece Concertante  by Guillaume Balay; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; and Sight Reading.

Performance Transfer: All major scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (low F# to high C); Etude # 16 from 32 Etudes by Sigmund Hering; One selection from the following list: Concerto for Trumpet, Mvt. 1  by Joseph Haydn; Badinage  by Eugene Bozza; Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Mvt. 1  by Paul Hindemith; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; and Sight Reading.

Music Education Freshman: All major scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (low F# to high C); Etude #30 from 40 Progressive Etudes  by Sigmund Hering; One selection from the following list: Concerto for Trumpet, Mvt. 2  by Joseph Haydn; Prayer of Saint Gregory  by Alan Hovhaness; Mont Saint Michel  by Geoffrey Robbins; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; and Sight Reading.

Music Education Transfer: All major scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (low F# to high C); Etude #36 from 40 Progressive Etudes  by Sigmund Hering; One selection from the following list: Badinage  by Eugene Bozza; Concoctions  (any 3 movements) by John Cheetham; Aria con Variazioni  by G.F. Handel; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; and Sight Reading.

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Master of Music in Performance: All major and minor (all forms) scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (full range); Etude #6 from 36 Transcendental Etudes for Trumpet by Theo Charlier; Two selections from the following list: Intrada  by Arthur Honegger; Legend  by Georges Enesco; Concerto for Trumpet, Mvt. 1  by Oskar Böhme; Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Mvt. 1  by Halsey Stevens; Rustiques  by Eugene Bozza; Slavische Fantasie  by Carl Höhne; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; Orchestral Excerpts:

  Opening Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition  by Mussorgsky/Ravel

  Off-stage solo from Pines of Rome  by Ottorino Respighi

  Off-stage solo from Leonore #3  by Ludwig van Beethoven

  Prelude to Carmen  by Georges Bizet

  Ballerina’s Dance from Petrouchka  by Igor Stravinsky

and Sight Reading.

 

Master of Music Education: All major and minor (all forms) scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (full range); Etude #2 from 36 Transcendental Etudes for Trumpet by Theo Charlier; Two selections from the following list: Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Mvt. 1  by Kent Kennan; Sonata for Trumpet and Piano, Mvt. 1  by Eric Ewazen; Intrada  by Otto Ketting; Concerto for Trumpet  by Alexander Arutunian; Caprice  by Joseph Turrin; Comparable work, with Dr. Tesh’s approval prior to audition; Orchestral Excerpts:

  Opening Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition  by Mussorgsky/Ravel

  Off-stage solo from Pines of Rome  by Ottorino Respighi

  Off-stage solo from Leonore #3  by Ludwig van Beethoven

  Prelude to Carmen  by Georges Bizet

  Ballerina’s Dance from Petrouchka  by Igor Stravinsky

and Sight Reading.

 

Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance and Pedagogy: All major and minor (all forms) scales, two octaves (where applicable); Chromatic scale (full range); Etude #12 from 36 Transcendental Etudes for Trumpet  by Theo Charlier; Movement of a standard work from three of the following periods: Baroque (e.g. Tartini, Torelli, Telemann); Classical (e.g. Haydn, Hummel, Neruda); Romantic/Neo-Romantic (e.g. Arutunian, Böhme, Ewazen); 20th Century (e.g. Tomasi, Jolivet, Honegger); Orchestral Excerpts:

  Opening Promenade  from Pictures at an Exhibition  by Mussorgsky/Ravel

  Off-stage solo from Pines of Rome  by Ottorino Respighi

  Off-stage solo from Leonore #2  by Ludwig van Beethoven

  Prelude to Carmen  by Georges Bizet

  Ballerina’s Dance from Petrouchka  by Igor Stravinsky

  Opening to Symphony #5  by Gustav Mahler

■ The Trumpet Shall Sound (msrs. 1-27) from Messiah  by G.F. Handel

and Sight Reading.