Auditions

Repertoire List

Wind/Brass/Percussion Repertoire

Flute:

Suggested solo/etude:

  • Two movements from a Handel Sonata of the applicant’s choice- on IMSLP
  • An etude of the applicant’s choosing by Köhler, Berbiguier, or Andersen- on IMSLP
  • The Telemann Fantasia of the applicant’s choice- on IMSLP
  • A work of the applicant’s choice from Solos for Flute- 36 Repertoire Pieces compiled by Donald Peck- a book that can be bought
  • A work of the applicant’s choice from Flute Music by French Composers Collection ed. Louis Moyse
  • An etude of the applicant’s choosing from Flute Etudes Book ed. Mary Karen Clardy- The Alabama All-State excerpts are taken from this book

 Clarinet:

Suggested solo/etude:

  • Five Bagatelles (Movements 1 or 5) – Gerald Finzi
  • Rhapsody – Willson Osborne
  • Sonata – (Movement 1 or 2) – Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Concertino – Carl Marie von Weber
  • An etude showing lyrical and technical playing from 32 Etudes by Cyrille Rose
  • All State lyrical and technical excerpts

Saxophone:

Suggested solo/etude:

  • Sonata (Movements 1 and 4) Henri Eccles
  • Sonata (Movement 1 or 3) -Lawson Lund
  • Chanson et Passpied – Jeanine Rueff
  • Concertino Op. 78 – JB Singelee
  • An etude showing lyrical and technical playing from 48 Famous Studies by W. Ferling
  • All State lyrical and technical excerpts

Percussion:

Snare drum recommended etude books:

  • Intermediate Snare Drum Studies – Mitchell Peters
  • Portraits in Rhythm – Mitchell Peters
  • Please, no Jacques Delecluse.

2 Mallet Keyboard recommended etude books:

  • Modern School for Xylophone, Marimba, & Vibraphone – Morris Goldenberg
  • Fundamental Method for Mallets – Mitchell Peters
  • Rhythmical Articulation – Bona

4 Mallet Keyboard recommended etude book:

Marimba: Technique through Music – Mark Ford

Timpani recommended etude book:

  • Fundamental Method for Timpani (3 or 4 drum etudes) – Mitchell Peters
  • Please, no Elliot Carter.

Trumpet:

Suggested solo/etude:

  • Andante et Allegro – Ropartz
  • 12 Celebrated Fantasies and Airs – B Arban
  • Concerto in Eb – F.H. Haydn (any movement)
  • Concerto in Eb – J.N. Hummel (any movement)
  • Any etude showing lyrical and technical playing from the Complete Conservatory for Cornet or Trumpet by J.B. Arban
  • Alabama All-State excerpts