Audition Repertoire Requirements
Perform three classical pieces from memory in at least two of the following areas:
1. Selection from the Baroque Era, such as a prelude and fugue by J. S. Bach or a sonata by Scarlatti.
2. First or last movement of a Classic Period sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert.
3. Composition from either the 19th or 20th Century.
Sight-reading and major/minor scales and arpeggios will also be included. Popular music selections or arrangements do not fulfill the requirements.
Contact: Dr. Hilary Demske, Hilary.Demske@uvu.edu, 801-863-7360.
Includes Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Harp.
Perform two movements from contrasting genres, and two three-octave scales (one major and one minor). A sight-reading excerpt may also be included.
Contact: Dr. Donna Fairbanks, Donna.Fairbanks@uvu.edu, 801- 863-6538.
Perform two contrasting movements from a sonata or concerto showing technique, tone and general musicianship. Contrasting etudes may be substituted.
Sight-reading and legato/staccato two-octave chromatic and major scales may also be included.
Contact: Dr. Matthew Nelson, Matthew.Nelson@uvu.edu, 801-863-5307.
Perform two movements from contrasting genres. Major scales and a sight-reading excerpt may also be included.
Contact: Dr. Jeb Wallace, Jeb.Wallace@uvu.edu, 801-863-6537.
Perform two to three memorized selections from the standard classical vocal literature. The selections must include at least two languages and contrasting styles. One may be an aria. A sight-reading exerpt may also be included.
Contact: Dr. Tyler Nelson, Tyler.Nelson@uvu.edu, 801-863-5420.
Applicants should be prepared to play at least two of the following. More is encouraged.
1. Snare drum solo or etude
2. Keyboard solo or etude (2 or 4 mallets)
3. Timpani solo or etude
4. Demonstrate drumset ability by improvising various styles or playing a transcription
Applicants may also be asked to perform rudiments, scales, as well as sight-read on the above instruments. Applicants must bring their own sticks,
mallets, and copies of music to the audition.
Contact: Dr. Doug Smith, Douglas.Smith@uvu.edu, 801-863-5408.