Classical Audition Repertoire

Substitutions are subject to prior approval by the trombone faculty. Pre-recorded CD accompaniments may be used.

 

UNDERGRADUATE
Tenor Trombone BM (Select one solo from this list. There is no memory requirement.)
Solos (Performance)
David: Concertino (mvts. 1 & 2)
Larsson: Concertino (mvts. 1 & 2)
Serocki: Sonatina

Solos (Concentration - for Music Education, Jazz, Music Theory, Composition and Music History Majors)
Saint-Saens: Cavatine
David: Concertino (mvts. 1 & 2)
Larsson: Concertino (mvts. 1 & 2)

Bass Trombone (Music Education, Jazz, Music Theory, Composition and Music History Majors) (Select one solo There is no memory requirement.
Solos (Concentration)
Jacob: Cameos (any 3 mvts.)
Lebedev: Concerto in One Movement
Telemann: Sonata in F minor (mvts. 1 & 2)

Bass Trombone BM Performance Major (Select one solo from this list. There is no memory requirement.
Solos
Koetsier: Allegro Maestoso
Lebedev: Concerto in One Movement
Sachse: Konzert

 

GRADUATE 
In addition to the admission requirements to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies, all students must qualify by audition for acceptance into a graduate performance program in the College of Music. Admission via audio or video recording may result in provisional acceptance into a graduate performance program and will require a live audition as a part of the jury at the conclusion of the first semester of study. Substitutions are subject to prior approval by the trombone faculty. Memorization is not required. Pre-recorded music on CD may be used for accompaniment.

Tenor Trombone MM Performance Major (Select one solo and prepare all excerpts)
Solos
Martin: Ballade
Grøndahl: Concerto
Castérède: Sonatine

Excerpts
Mozart: Requiem (Tuba Mirum); Berlioz: Hungarian March; Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3; Ravel: Bolero; Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (1st mvt.); Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries

Bass Trombone MM Performance Major (Select one solo and prepare all excerpts)
Solos
Ewazen: Concerto
Hidas: Rhapsody
Kazik: Concerto in Five Short Movements

Excerpts
Berlioz: Hungarian March; Haydn: Creation; Schumann: Symphony No. 3; Wagner: Das Rheingold; Kodaly: Hary Janos; Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries.

Masters Degree in Jazz Trombone Refer to Jazz Trombone Auditions for Admission

Tenor Trombone DMA Performance Major (Select one solo and prepare all excerpts)
Solos
Tomasi: Concerto
Creston: Fantasy
Bourgeois: Concerto, Op. 114

Excerpts
Mozart : Requiem (Tuba Mirum); Berlioz: Hungarian March; Saint-Saëns:
Symphony No. 3; Ravel: Bolero; Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (1st mvt.); Wagner: Ride of the
Valkyries; Schumann: Symphony No. 3; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben; Rossini: William Tell
Overture.

Bass Trombone DMA Performance Major (Select one solo and prepare all excerpts)
Solos
Schnyder: Concerto
Castérède: Fantasie Concertante

Excerpts
Berlioz: Hungarian March, Haydn: Creation, Wagner: Das Rheingold; Ride of the Valkyries, Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Rossini: William Tell Overture, Respighi: Fountains of Rome, Kodaly: Hary Janos