Choose two works of contrasting styles from the works listed below, or you may choose to prepare works of comparable difficulty:
Prepare any of the works below (or works of comparable difficulty)
Prepare two or more solo works/etudes of contrasting styles (one lyrical; one technical) that best represent your performance level. See below for suggestions.You will also be asked to sight-read in your audition.
Bassoonists auditioning should prepare major scales up to three flats and sharps, a chromatic scale from low Bb to high F or Bb, and one of the following selections:
Additional repertoire can be approved prior to the audition by Jason Worzbyt (
email@example.com or 724-357-2068). Please call one month prior to the audition.
Auditioning saxophonists should prepare all major scales, a full-range chromatic scale, and two contrasting selections from the following list:
Note: You may audition on tenor or baritone saxophone; but, if at all possible, the audition should include at least one movement or etude on alto saxophone. If accepted as a music major, all students are required to own an alto saxophone when
they come to IUP.
As a music student, you’ll not only be a part of our Music Department “family,” but also a member of a close-knit unit based on your musical specialization. We refer to those as Areas. Get to know the Woodwinds Area to learn more about the opportunities enjoyed by our students.
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