Brass Audition Requirements

  1. Prepared program consisting of one movement from a major concerto or sonata and one other contrasting solo work from the 20th and 21st century repertoire.
  2. One orchestral excerpt as below:
    Horn: Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5, 1st horn, second movement, beginning to measure 29
    Trumpet: Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures from an Exhibition, 1st trumpet, Promenade, measures 1-8
    Trombone: Mozart – Requiem, Tuba Mirum
    Bass Trombone: Haydn – Creation, no. 26, beginning to letter C
    Euphonium: Holst – The Planets, Mars, figure 4 to four bars before 6
    Tuba:  Wagner – Die Meistersinger, Overture, letter J to letter L