Horn Audition Requirements

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be holding in-person auditions. Please upload your video audition to your application through the Education Community. For more detailed information on the Interlochen Arts Academy application process, please visit our How to Apply page.

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.

Suggested Repertoire:

  • Beethoven – Sonata, Op. 17
  • Dukas – Villanelle
  • Hindemith – Sonata or Concerto
  • Jacob – Concerto (one movement)
  • Mozart – Concerto (one movement)
  • Saint-Saëns – Romance or Morceau de Concert (first two pages)
  • Strauss – Concerto No. 1 or 2 (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.

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