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Bassoon Scholarship Audition Information

Undergraduate/Transfer

 Students will be asked to perform the following:

  1. Major scales, up to three flats and three sharps (at least two octaves) & a two octave chromatic scale
  2. Two selections of contrasting styles – one that demonstrates technical facility and the other that demonstrates a quality in tone and phrasing.  The compositions listed below are suggestions, and repertoire of equal or more advanced difficulty may be substituted.    Please feel free to contact the instructor with questions regarding the audition repertoire.
  3. Vivaldi concerto (any)
  4. Galliard Sonata
  5. Telemann Sonata
  6. Weissenborn’s 50 Advanced Studies
  7. Milde Scale or Concert Studies
  8. Sight-reading

Graduate

Students will be asked to perform the following:

  1. Major and minor scales (two and/or three octaves when possible) & a three octave chromatic scale
  2. Two selections of contrasting styles – one that demonstrates technical facility and the other that demonstrates a quality in tone and phrasing.  The compositions listed below are suggestions, and repertoire of equal or more advanced difficulty may be substituted.    Please feel free to contact the instructor with questions regarding the audition repertoire.
  3. Mozart Bassoon Concerto, K 191(mvts. 1 & 2)
  4. Osbourne Rhapsody
  5. Saint-Saens Sonata
  6. Gordon Jacob’s Partita for Solo Bassoon
  7. Weber Ungarische Fantasie or Concerto in F Major, op. 75
  8. Vivaldi, Concerto in a minor, F.8, No. 7
  9. Vivaldi, Concert on e minor, F.8, No. 6
  10. Milde Concert Studies I or II
  11. Sight-reading

For additional information regarding bassoon auditions and admission, you may contact Dr. Christine Carucci at christine.carucci@eku.edu.

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