Strings Audition Requirements

Cello: 

1) One movement from one of the major cello concertos (movement must be longer than 5 minutes) 

2) Prelude from an unaccompanied Bach Cello Suite 

3) Etude by Popper or Piatti

4) One major and minor three octave scale and arpeggio of the candidate's choice

 

Double Bass: 

Two contrasting movements, two standard orchestral excerpts and two scales (1 major and 1 minor).

 

Viola: 

All students are required to prepare two or three contrasting works, one of which should be a major concerto (J.Chr. Bach and Telemann will not be accepted).

 

Violin: 

1) A first movement ffrom one of the violin concertos Mozart through the present.

2) A movement from the six Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin by J.S. Bach.

3) One major and one minor three octave scale and arpeggio of the candidate's choice.

 

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