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Oboe Scholarship Audition Information

Undergraduate/Transfer

Students will be asked to perform the following:

  1.  Major scales, at least 2 octaves up to high d (d above the staff)
  2. Two selections of contrasting styles. One should be a fast selection which demonstrates technical proficiency, and a slow selection which demonstrates lyricism and tone. The following is some suggested repertoire. Please feel free to contact the instructor with any questions regarding the audition repertoire.
    • movements from Telemann Sonata in A minor
    • movements from Handel Sonata in C minor
    • William Grant Still Incantation and Dance
    • Gabriel Grovlez Sarabande et Allegro
    • Etudes from Gekeler Oboe Method, book 2
    • Etudes from Ferling, 48 famous studies
    • Etudes from Rubank, Advanced Method (book 3)
  3. Sight-reading

Graduate

Students will be asked to perform the following:

  1. Major and all forms of minor scales, with a range up to high g
  2. Two solo selections of contrasting styles.  One which demonstrates technical proficiency and another demonstrating lyricism.  The following is some sample repertoire.  Please feel to contact the instructor with any questions regarding the audition repertoire.
    • Movements from Mozart Oboe Concerto
    • Movements from the Strauss Concerto
    • Tomasi Evocations
    • Dorati Cinq Pieces
    • Saint-Saëns Sonata
    • Etudes from Ferling, 48 famous studies
    • Barret Grand Studies etudes
    • Two contrasting standard orchestral excerpts
  3. Sight-reading

 For additional information regarding oboe auditions and admission, you may contact Professor Connie Ignatiou at connie_ignatiou@yahoo.com.

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