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Undergraduate Trombone Auditions

trombone section in rehearsal

Candidates should prepare two contrasting selections from the standard repertoire for their instrument, which may include solos, etudes and/or orchestral excerpts. It is critical that the audition material be thoroughly prepared, approximately 8 to 10 minutes in length, and represents the candidate’s best playing.

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

Suggested solos:

  • Barat, Andante and Allegro
  • Guilmant, Morceau Symphonique
  • David, Concertino (mvt. 1)
  • Morel, Piece in F minor
  • Telemann, Sonata in F minor

Suggested etudes:

  • Rochut/Bordogni, Melodious Etudes, book 1 (for lyrical selection)
  • Voxman, Selected Studies (contrasting etudes)
  • Blazhevich, Studies in Clefs (contrasting etudes)


Contact Jonathan Allen, lecturer, trombone