Audition Online Submission

Where possible, you should attend a live audition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. If you are an interstate or international applicant and cannot attend in person, you may submit an audition recording. The recordings must be no older than six weeks at the time of submission. Audio-only recordings will not be assessed.

Accompaniment for Live Auditions

Applicants are required to provide their own Accompanist. If applicants require assistance, the Conservatorium of Music can provide a list of recommended Accompanists. Arrangements and costs is solely between the applicant and their chosen Accompanist. Please email: for details.


Candidates must prepare a program totaling 50 minutes which may include the works listed below.

Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 2 and No. 4
Strauss – First and second Horn Concertos

Frank Martin – Ballade
Berio – Sequenza
Gordon Jacob – Trombone Concerto
Henri Tomasi – Trombone Concerto

Telemann – Concerto
Hummel or Haydn – Trumpet Concerto
Tomasi – Trumpet Concerto
Hindemith – Sonata

Vaughan Williams – Tuba Concerto complete with piano, band or orchestra accompaniment
A contrasting solo work of choice with accompaniment (if an accompanied work)
A minimum of four contrasting standard orchestral excerpts demonstrating both F or Eb tuba AND CC or BBb tuba
Two major or minor scales of choice to show lowest note to highest note