Entrance/Scholarship Auditions

 

WINDS AND PERCUSSION     

Wind Auditions

January 20, 2018
Time and Place TBA

Percussion Auditions
January 20, 2018
Time and Place TBA


Prepare two contrasting solos or excerpts for a total of three to four minutes. The solos or excerpts should demonstrate technique & expression. May be performed with or without accompaniment.

Percussionists should prepare an excerpt on timpani, snare, mallets, and drum set and be prepared to briefly sight-read on each of these instruments.

Woodwind and Brass players will be asked to play their 12 major scales & to sight-read a brief excerpt.

To arrange an audition, call 801-626-6437 or e-mail after Dec 15, 2017.  

For more information, contact Dr. Shannon Roberts by phone (801-626-7073) or e-mail.

  • New Music Majors and Minors need to take a Theory Placement Test to identify the appropriate Music Theory course for registration. The Theory Placement Test will be given at the scholarship auditions.

 

 

STRINGS 

January 20, 2018
Time and Place TBA


Prepare two major scales and one minor scale, all in three octaves with a minimum of two octaves for string bass.
10 minutes worth of solo material. May be performed with or without accompaniment.

Harp auditions: 
Please prepare a two-octave scale in any key and at a tempo that represents the highest level of technical ability. Also prepare two pieces of contrasting style that demonstrate the highest level of technical ability and musicianship. One of the pieces needs to be memorized.
Harpists may either bring their own harp for the audition or make prior arrangements to use the WSU Lyon Healy 85 Concert Grand harp by contacting Julie Keyes by email.

To arrange an audition call 801-626-6437 or e-mail after Dec 15, 2017.

For more information, contact Dr. Francisco DeGálvez by phone (801-626-6991) or e-mail.

  • New Music Majors and Minors need to take a Theory Placement Test to identify the appropriate Music Theory course for registration. The Theory Placement Test will be given at the scholarship auditions.
     


VOICE/CHORAL    

January 20, 2018
Time and Place TBA


Prepare two songs; must be less than two minutes each in length. 
Classical in contrasting styles and languages. Must have your own accompanist or CD with accompaniment. 
Audition will also include sight singing.

To arrange an audition call 801-626-6437 or e-mail after Dec 15, 2017.

For more information, contact Dr. Karen Bruestle by phone (801-626-6439) or e-mail

  • New Music Majors and Minors need to take a Theory Placement Test to identify the appropriate Music Theory course for registration. The Theory Placement Test will be given at the scholarship auditions.



PIANO      

January 20, 2018
Time and Place TBA


Prepare two memorized pieces of early advanced level in contrasting styles and evidence of fluency in major and minor scales and arpeggios. Should also be prepared to sight read late intermediate level accompaniment.

Fill out information form and return it to us.

To arrange an audition, call 801-626-6437 or e-mail after Dec 15, 2017.  

For more information, contact Dr. Yu-Jane Yang by phone (801-626-7489) or e-mail

  • New Music Majors and Minors need to take a Theory Placement Test to identify the appropriate Music Theory course for registration. The Theory Placement Test will be given at the scholarship auditions.
     

**International and out of state students may submit audition material here: