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Undergraduate Bassoon Auditions

UI Symphony Band bassoon section.

For general information and to register for an audition, please see Undergraduate Auditions.

All undergraduate applicants wishing to be considered for music scholarships should make every attempt to audition on one of the official undergraduate audition days. If this is not possible, arrangements must be made with Professor Benjamin by email: benjamin-coelho@uiowa.edu

Candidates should prepare three contrasting selections that demonstrate strengths and musicality. Audition materials should be thoroughly prepared and approximately 10 to 15 minutes in length. Choose music that you love to play and will demonstrate your gifts.

Audition Requirements:

  • We encourage applicants to perform a diverse selection including works composed by women, people from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, disabled composers, and composers from one's own cultural background
  • One etude showing the applicant's level of technical and musical ability

Questions?

For additional information, please contact Benjamin Coelho, professor of bassoon.