Graduate Trombone Auditions

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General Requirements

  • A trombone player during band rehearsal.Two solos, selected from different historical periods of music, and of difficulty and quality appropriate for performance at the doctoral level. Applicant should bring an accompanist if possible.
  • Etudes (see below)
  • Orchestral excerpts (see below)

Trombone and Bass Trombone Audition

  • Etudes:
    Tenor trombone: one etude selected from Boutry, Douze Etudes de Haute Perfectionnement (Leduc)
    Bass trombone: one etude selected from Blazhevich, 70 Studies for Tuba
  • Performance of "standard" orchestral excerpts