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Euphonium

Audition Information

The goal of the audition is to enable you to best demonstrate your musical achievement. Select pieces from the repertoire below that you feel confident with and that display your strengths and interests.  We encourage you to consult with your music teacher or private lesson teacher when choosing and preparing your repertoire. We also invite you to contact Mr. Robert Gale rgale@tcnj.edu, Artist-Teacher of Euphonium, for guidance in selecting repertoire and to inquire about scheduling a free sample lesson prior to your audition.

-Each audition includes demonstrations of scales, a study and a solo-


Scales

2 octave chromatic scale starting on F, ascending and descending, slurred and with steady rhythm; 2 octave major scales, F and G, ascending and descending, all notes tongued and non-staccato, played with a steady tempo and consistent rhythm.

Studies*

Choose one study from
Bordogni-Rochut: Melodius Etudes, Book I
Kopprasch: 60 Selected Studies, Book I or Book II
Slama: 66 Etudes

Solo

The 2021 All-State/Region audition solo
Or choose any one of the following:
Curnow:  Rhapsody for Euphonium
Guilmant: Morceau Symphonique
Marcello: Sonata in F Major for Euphonium and Piano (edited by Adam Frey)


*The studies and solo repertoire listed on this page are available for purchase at major sheet-music retailers, including JWPepper, Sheet Music Plus, and Amazon.

If you have any questions about these requirements, need assistance selecting appropriate repertoire, or would like to explore modified/alternate requirements, please contact Mr. Robert Gale rgale@tcnj.edu