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Cello Audition Requirements
Please prepare two contrasting pieces that demonstrate your playing ability and tone. Appropriate works include etudes, solo works, and movements from sonatas or concerti. No accompaniment is necessary.
- Boccherini – Concerto in B-flat Major
- Haydn – Concerto in C Major
- Elgar – Concerto
- Kabalevsky – Concerto No. 1 (1st movement)
- Lalo – Concerto
- Saint-Saëns – Allegro Appassionato
- Saint-Saëns – Concerto in A Minor (1st movement)
- Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 (1st movement)
Video Introduction: Tell us about who you are as an artist. Record a short (2-5 minutes) video introduction, including information about your artistic journey, such as the kinds of classes or lessons you have taken, your artistic accomplishments, any awards you have won, groups you have participated in, artistic experiences that have been particularly meaningful, and anything else you would like for us to know about you as an artist.
If you are unable to present the suggested audition materials, please submit materials that best display your present level and potential.
For more detailed information on the Interlochen Arts Academy application process, please visit our How to Apply page.