Classical Audition Repertoire

Substitutions are subject to prior approval by the trombone faculty.

 

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