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Tuba 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.

Suggested Repertoire:

  • Etudes
    • Marco Bordogni/Joannes Rochut - Melodious Etudes for Trombone
    • Blazhevich Studies
  • Solos: Please choose a solo from the list below or one of similar difficulty
    • Haddad - Suite for Tuba
    • Barat - Introduction and Dance
    • Vaughan Williams - Concerto
    • Bach - Air and Bouree
    • John Williams - Concerto for Tuba

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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