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audition info


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

*Click here to go to official admission page*

undergraduate audition requirement

A - Repertoire

  • Two (2) contrasting movements from a Bach solo suite or similar work
  • A contrasting work in another style; a movement from a sonata or a concerto

B - Technique

  • A three-octave scale in any key
  • A three-octave arpeggio in any key
  • An etude selected from the studies of Kreutzer, Fiorillo, Dancla or Don’t

graduate audition requirement

  • Concerto movement from Bartok, Walton or Hindemith
  • Sonata movement; Brahms, Clarke or Hindemith
  • Bach 2 movements; from one of the Cello Suites

Michael Tree at Viola/Chamber Music Masterclass