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Undergraduate Clarinet Auditions

clarinetists performing on stage

Clarinet Audition Days

  • February 10
  • February 17

Audition Day Information

The submission deadline for undergraduates to file the School of Music supplemental application is February 1.


No prescreening required

Preparation Requirements

  • 2 contrasting etudes (fast-slow)
  • 2 movements from standard solo clarinet repertoire

Time Requirement

Audition materials should be thoroughly prepared and no longer than the 30 minute audition time.


No accompaniment required

Technical Requirements

  • 4 major scales
  • 2 natural minors, 2 harmonic minors, and 2 melodic minors

Suggested or Required Repertoire

No required repertoire, please reach out to Professor Montilla for repertoire suggestions

Judging Criteria

  • Tone Quality
  • Musicianship
  • Overall Control

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the audition and number of applicants, we will not be able to provide individual comments. All decisions made will be final.


  1. When am I considered for scholarship?
    1. You are considered for scholarship at the time of audition
  2. When will I hear about my results?
    1. You will be notified via formal letter about your audition results and music scholarship results in early March

Contact Information

Professor Jorge Montilla Moreno

Allison Bierman, Admissions Counselor

                (319) 335-3994