Auditions

Requirements per Instrument

BassoonBassoon

Undergraduate Audition Requirements:

  1. One complete major work -- a concerto, sonata, or suite
  2. Two smaller works (or movements from a major work) of a contrasting style
  3. Major and minor scales
  4. Sight-reading

 

  1. Approximately 15 minutes of music -- two or three works in contrasting styles
  2. Scales and arpeggios
  3. Sight-reading

 

Graduate Audition Requirements:

  • Performance (M.M.)

    Candidates must exhibit the equivalent preparation to that required for the Bachelor of Music in Performance at Ithaca College and give evidence of being equipped to perform successful recitals during the period of study for the degree program.

Prepare the following for a 20-minute audition:

  1. Elements of technical preparation such as scales and arpeggios.
  2. One complete sonata, concerto, or suite.
  3. Two or three additional works representing various periods of standard repertoire (Baroque, Classic, Romantic, or Contemporary). These may be single movements of longer works.
  4. Excerpts from the standard orchestral repertoire.

 

Prepare the following for a 15-minute audition:

  1. Elements of technical preparation such as scales and arpeggios.
  2. One complete sonata, concerto, or suite.
  3. Two or three additional works representing various periods of standard repertoire (Baroque, Classic, Romantic, or Contemporary). These may be single movements of longer works.

 


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