Graduate Audition Requirements

Tuba/Euphonium Graduate Audition Requirements

TUBA

1. Solo of your choice (commensurate with graduate level expectations)

2. Orchestral Excerpts

  • Wagner – Ride of the Valkyrie
  • Wagner – Meistersinger
  • Berlioz – Hungarian March
  • Prokofiev – Symphony No. 5 (standard excerpts)
  • Respighi – Fountains of Rome

 

 

EUPHONIUM

1. Solo of your choice (commensurate with graduate level expectations)

2. Band Excerpts: Select 4 of the following (from the USAF Audition list)

  • Barber: Commando March, letter B – C
  • Holst: Second Suite for Military Band, 1st movement, solo section, also letter E – G, 4th

movement letter G to the end.

  • Smith: Festival Variations, mm. 79-109 & 274-323.
  • Shostakovich/Hunsberger: Festive Overture, #8 – #10, #21 – #23, #33 to the end
  • King: The Melody Shop, entire march
  • Sullivan/Mackerras: Pineapple Poll, bar five to nine; after number 1; number 11 to the end.