Viola Audition Requirements

UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS (BM, BME)

1. One etude.
2. Two movements from Bach Sonatas, Partitas, or Suites.
3. First movement of a concerto (or comparable virtuoso work).
4. One work in a contrasting style to the above.

Undergraduate applicants who would like to submit a recorded audition should follow the steps outlined here: recorded audition. All students who submit a recorded audition will have a virtual interview with the faculty on one of the auditions dates. Applicants can select their date preference on their supplemental music form. 


GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for the M.M. degree must play a first movement of a standard concerto; two movements from Bach solo suites, sonatas, or partitas; and two additional contrasting works.

Applicants for the D.M.A. degree must play the following:

1. A complete Bach solo suite, sonata, or partita - performed by memory.
2. A complete major concerto - performed by memory.
3. A major work of contrasting style to the above.

Graduate applicants who would like to submit a recorded audition should upload the audition directly to their Graduate College application. Graduate applicants who submit a recorded audition will also register for a virtual interview with the faculty on one of the audition dates. Applicants can register for their interview after submitting the Graduate College application.​