String Area

 

Harp

Prepare 2 or 3 contrasting harp solos. This material must be memorized. Please choose repertoire that showcases a command of contrasting styles and demonstrates the prospective student’s broad musical interests.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Dr. Carrol McLaughlin at cmclaugh@email.arizona.edu.

Guitar

For audition requirements, please contact Professor Tom Patterson at rtp@email.arizona.edu.

Violin

Prepare a three-octave major and parallel minor scale of the student's choice.  Prepare a movement from a solo Bach suite.  Prepare a movement from a concerto or a comparable work.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Lauren Roth at laurenroth@email.arizona.edu.

Viola

Prepare a three-octave scale and arpeggio of the student’s choice. Prepare an etude or movement from a solo Bach suite. Prepare a movement from a concerto or sonata of the student’s choice.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Hong-Mei Xiao at hmx@email.arizona.edu.

Cello

Prepare three pieces including a movement from the Bach Suites, a movement from a concerto or sonata, and either an etude or a short piece demonstrating technical ability.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Theodore Buchholz at buchholz@email.arizona.edu.

Bass

Prepare all scales in at least two octaves. Prepare a piece to show musical ability, such as a Baroque or Classical sonata. Prepare an orchestral excerpt of the student’s choice. An optional requirement is to prepare a jazz piece, if this is an interest of the prospective student.

For more information or if you have specific questions, please contact Professor Philip Alejo at palejo@email.arizona.edu.