Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

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Hours and Location

Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Audition Requirements

Undergraduate BA and Music Education Program

Applications are considered in the following areas:

 

Bassoon

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts (BMus Performance only-not required for BA students)

 

Cello

  • One movement of a major concerto, OR sonata, contemporary work, or show piece
  • Two contrasting movements of Solo Bach (Six Suites for Solo Violincello)

 

Clarinet

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts (BMus Performance only-not required for BA students)

 

Doublebass

  • Major or minor scale and arpeggio, two octaves, of applicant's choice.
  • Two contrasting movements of a baroque sonata, or first movement of a standard concerto and an additional contrasting movement or work.
  • One etude on the level of Bille, Simandl, Storch-Hrabe, or Sturm.
  • One orchestral excerpt of the applicant's choice.

 

Flute

  • One movement from a Concerto 
  • One other contrasting piece 
  • One ├ętude 
  • 3-5 excerpts (BMus Performance only-not required for BA students)

 

French Horn

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts, if the student has them

 

Guitar

  • A technical study or composition by Sor, Aguado or Carcassi
  • A work from the Renaissance or Baroque period
  • A solo twentieth century composition

 

Oboe

  • One movement from a Concerto 
  • One other contrasting piece 
  • One ├ętude 
  • 3-5 excerpts (BMus Performance only-not required for BA students)

 

Percussion

  • Snare drum solo work and rudiments
  • A solo on a mallet instrument (usually Marimba) plus all scales
  • A Timpani solo and tuning exercises

 

Piano

  • All major and minor scales and arpeggios in four octaves, hands together
  • Two pieces in contrasting styles, chosen from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, or 20th Century eras. (Single movements of sonatas are acceptable, but the movement chosen, or each piece chosen, must be presented and prepared in their entirety, not partially).
  • Sight reading

 

Saxophone

  • One movement from each of two works for saxophone (one transcription allowed)
  • 2 etudes
  • Major and minor scales
  • No orchestral excerpts

 

Trombone

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts, if the student has them

 

Trumpet

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts, if the student has them

 

Tuba

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts, if the student has them

 

Violin

  • One movement of a major concerto, OR sonata, contemporary work, or show piece
  • Two contrasting movements of Solo Bach (Six Sonatas and Partitas)

 

Viola

  • One movement of a major concerto, OR sonata, contemporary work, or show piece
  • Two contrasting movements of Solo Bach (Six Suites for Solo Violincello)

Voice (all voice type)

Applicants must prepare two of the following:

  • One Italian Art Song (Preferred)
  • One English Art Song OR musical theater selection
  • One traditional folk song

Important: Commercial music ("pop music") will NOT be considered