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

Bachelor of Music

Applications are considered in the following areas:

 

Piano

  • A Prelude and Fugue from the Well Tempered Clavier
    Or
  • Another major work of J.S. Bach
  • A sonata of Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart
  • A Romantic Work
  • A Twentieth Century Composition (optional)

 

Harpsichord

Representative works from major areas of the literature:

  • A major work of J.S. Bach
  • A Baroque work
  • A work from the early Classical or Twentieth century repertoire

 

Organ

Three substantial works from different style periods:

  • A work of J.S. Bach
  • A work from the Nineteenth or Twentieth century repertoire
  • A work of the applicant's choice
    (Applicants should bear in mind the character of the Maynard-Walker Memorial Organ)

 

Voice

BMus (performance program) audition requirements:

  • One Italian Art Song and one American or British Art Song
  • No opera arias will be accepted

BA (Music Education or general music) audition requirement:

  • One Italian Art song and one American or British Art song/or Musical theater selection
  • No opera arias will be accepted

If above requirements are not on the application's repertoire, they will not be granted an audition. Exceptions can be made for a German or French art song.

 

Strings

Violin, Viola, Cello:

  • One movement of a major concerto
  • Two contrasting movements of Solo Bach
  • One movement of a sonata, contemporary work or a show piece

Bass:

  • Major or minor scale and arpeggio, three 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

 

Woodwinds

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Saxophone:

  • One movement from a concerto
  • 2 contrasting etudes
  • 3 to 5 excerpts

 

Brass

Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn and Tuba

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

 

Percussion

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

 

Classical Guitar

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