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Undergraduate Tuba/Euphonium Auditions

student tuba player

**All auditions for fall 2021 admission will be conducted virtually**

Undergraduate auditions should be submitted through the Music Supplemental Application by February 1, 2021.

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.

Tuba Solos:

  • Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba
  • Hindemith Sonata for Tuba and Piano
  • Gregson Tuba Concerto
  • Bach/Bell Air and Bouree
  • Hartley Unaccompanied Tuba Sonata
  • Persichetti Serenade No. 12
  • Barat Introduction and Dance
  • Lebedev
  • Haddad Suite for Tuba
  • Nelhybel Suite for Tuba

Tuba Etudes:

  • Bordogni/Rochut
  • Blazevich
  • Kopprasch

Euphonium Solos:

  • White Lyric Suite
  • Haddad Suite for Baritone
  • Marcello (any) Sonata
  • Vaughan Williams Six Studies in English Folk Song
  • Capuzzi Andante and Rondo
  • Jacob Fantasia
  • Horovitz Euphonium Concerto

Euphonium Etudes:

  • Arban (Characteristic Studies)
  • Rochut
  • Voxman Selected Studies


Contact John Manning, associate professor of tuba/euphonium