Audition Requirements

Violin

Applicants must perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level, one demonstrating tone and the other technique. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Sonatas of Handel; Nardini Concerto; Vivaldi Concerto in a minor; Beethoven Romances; for minors- Accolay Concerto, Seitz Concertos and Suzuki Book 4 or higher

Viola

Applicants must perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level, one demonstrating tone and the other technique. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Sonatas of Hoffmeister, Corelli and Handel

Cello

All applicants must perform two contrasting movements from the Bach Cello Suites and three octave major and minor scales with arpeggios. Applicants will also sight-read passages chosen to suit their technical ability. In addition, applicants auditioning for the Bachelor of Music program in music performance or music education should prepare additional selections from the repertoire list below

Repertoire:
One movement from a standard sonata, i.e. Beethoven, Brahms ; equivalent short piece or etude, i.e. Bruch Kol Nidre, Faure Elegy, Goens Scherzo, Popper Etudes Op. 73; One movement from a standard concerto, i.e. Haydn, Saint-Saens, Lalo, or Boccherini.

String Bass

Applicants must perform two compositions of contrasting style that best represent your performance level, one demonstrating tone and the other technique. The compositions need not be long and may include a representative etude. In addition, you will be asked to perform major scales and to sight-read passages chosen to suit your technical capabilities.

Repertoire:
Two movements from a sonata by Galliard, Eccles, Loeillet or the equivalent


UNC Wilmington | 601 S. College Road, Wilmington NC 28403 | 910.962.3000 | About this Site | Copyright Notice | Feedback | Page maintained by:  Error processing SSI file