Prescribed Pieces for Performance Audition

Performance Audition
All successful applicants called for audition will be required to perform, at audition, a balanced and stylistically contrasting programme of 15 minutes music, consisting of not less than two works/three songs. The audition/interview panel reserves the right to hear all or part of any work presented.

The audition/interview panel reserves the right to hear all or part of any work presented. Applicants must provide their own Accompanist if required.

Keyboard Faculty
Piano:
First Movement of a Sonata by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven
Classical Accordion:
One movement from any French Suite by J.S. Bach
Organ:
One choral prelude or one Fugue by J.S. Bach
Harpsichord:
One three part invention by J.S. Bach

Strings Faculty
Violin, Viola, Cello and Guitar:
One unaccompanied movement by J.S.Bach
Double Bass:
Any study from Simandl Book No. 2.
Concert Harp:
J.L Dussek: Two movements (one fast one slow) from Sonata in C minor, Op. 2 No. 3

Wind, Brass and Percussion
Wind
Recorder:
Study No. 1 by Bruggen from Five Studies in Finger Control
Flute:
A movement of a Mozart Flute Concerto
Oboe:
Study No. 20 or No. 30 by Ferling from 48 Studies or one study by Luft 24 Studies
Clarinet:
Any two studies from ’30 Studies’ by Muller [Publ: Ricordi]
Bassoon:
Study No. 5, by Jancourt, from 26 Melodic Studies Op. 15
Saxophone
Ferling Study No, 7 (Largo)
Ignition by James Rae from 12 modern etudes

Brass
French Horn:
One Study from: Kopprash – Book 2, or Maxim Alphonse – Books 3, 4, 5, – or J. F. Gallay – All 6 Books, – or Herman Neuling – Book 2
Tuba
Capriccio by Rodney Newton or the 1st movement of the Edward Gregson Tuba Concerto
Trumpet:
Two movements (one fast one slow) from Haydn or Hummel Concerto or Donato, Prelude and Allegro
Trombone:
Guilmant: Concertino

Percussion:
Two pieces; one from either list A, B, or C
A. Side drum – Skinner, Any study from Roll Review Bk. 1
B. Tuned Percussion – Creston, concertino for Marimba, 2mts
C. Timpani – Delecleuse, Study No. 1 from 20 Studies

Vocal Faculty
All successful applicants called for audition will be required to perform, at audition, a balanced and stylistically contrasting programme of 15 minutes music, consisting of not less than three songs which should include:-
• One Aria Antica sung in Italian
• One Song or Aria in German or French
• One song in English