Oboe Audition Requirements

Representative Repertoire

Two (2) Contrasting Solo Pieces and One (1) Etude

  • Handel: Sonata
  • Hindemith: Oboe Sonata
  • Vivaldi: C minor Sonata
  • Saint-Saens: Oboe Sonata
  • Piston: Suite for Oboe and Piano


  • Scales: major, harmonic minor and chromatic
  • Sight-reading
  • Etudes: Barret or Ferling
Choral Music

The Conductor

Dr. Stephen Tucker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Music, Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine, and the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Riverside Lyric Opera Company.

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