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Violin Audition Requirements

Please prepare a demonstration of a major and minor scale with arpeggios, one etude, and two contrasting pieces that demonstrate your playing ability and tone. Appropriate works for the two contrasting pieces include etudes, solo works, and movements from sonatas or concerti. No accompaniment is necessary.

Suggested Repertoire:

  • Bruch — Concerto in G Minor
  • Lalo – Symphonie Espagnole
  • Mendelssohn – Concerto in E Minor
  • Mozart – Concertos No. 3, 4 or 5
  • Sibelius — Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky — Concerto
  • Wieniawski — Concerto No. 2

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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