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Woodwinds

Flute

Technique
Major Scales in C, G, D, A, E, F, Bb, Eb, Ab

Studies
Andersen, Altes, Karg-Elert, Koehler, Moyse (or equivalent)

Solo
(1) A movement from a work by Bach, Handel or Mozart

(2) Choose one of the following works:

Fauré – “Fantasy”
Enesco – “Cantabile and Presto”
Griffes – “Poem”
Ibert – “Concerto” (3rd mvt)

(3) An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos.

Sight Reading
The candidate may be asked to play a piece at sight.

Oboe

Technique
All major scales slurred

Studies
Barret Studies or Ferling Studies

Solo
Any standard oboe sonata or concerto An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos.

Sight Reading
The candidate may be asked to play a piece at sight.

Clarinet

Clarinet Applicants

Scales
All Major Scales (from memory)

Etude
2 contrasting etudes from the Rose 32 Etudes (perform on Clarinet)

Solo
Choose one of the following complete works (for Clarinet applicants only)

Weber: Concertino Weber: Concerto #1 or Concerto #2
Osborne: Rhapsodie
Stravinsky: 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet
Stamitz: Concerto #3
Rabaud: Solo de Concourse

 An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos.

Bass Clarinet Applicants

Scales
All Major Scales (perform on Clarinet or Bass Clarinet)

Etude
2 contrasting etudes from the Rose 32 Etudes (perform on Clarinet)

Solo
Choose one of the following complete works (perform on Bass Clarinet)

Bozza: Ballad
Desportes: Andante & Allegro
Osborne: Rhapsodie
Galliard/Merriman: Adagio & Allegro

 An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos.

Saxophone

Applicants may audition on alternate saxophones (SATB) with the appropriate repertoire.

Technique
All major scales slurred or articulated. Chromatic Scale.

Studies
Klose, Berbiguier (Marcel Mule Edition), W. Ferling, 48, or equivalent.

Solo
Any standard saxophone sonata or concerto
An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos

Sight Reading
The candidate may be asked to play a piece at sight.

Bassoon

Technique
All major scales articulated or slurred, preferably full range. Three octave Bb chromatic.

Studies
Weissenborn Advanced, Milde Scale or Concert Studies, or equivalent.

Solo
Any standard bassoon sonata or concerto An acceptable alternative is any one of the All-State/Region audition solos.

Sight Reading
The candidate may be asked to play a piece at sight.