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Graduate Trumpet Auditions


Trumpet section during a band concert.

General Requirements 

  • 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)

Trumpet Audition

  • One etude selected from Brandt - Vacciano Orchestral Studies (MCA Music), and one etude selected from Charlier Etudes Transcendantes (Leduc)
  • Performance of "standard" orchestral excerpts selected from any volume of excerpts by Bartold, Voisin, or Rossbach (International), or by Neubaus (Musikverlag Hans Gerig)


Contact Professor Jonathan Allen, brass area head