Audition Requirements for Strings

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.

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).

Cello: Two contrasting pieces of which one to be a solo Bach movement, plus scales: one major and one minor scale played slow and fast.

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