Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

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International Music Performance Training Program

纽约市立大学皇后学院
阿隆•科普兰音乐学院音乐表演专业
国际培训营


ENGLISH/DANSK

ニュ ー ヨ ー ク市立大 学 、クイ ー ンズ大 学
ア ー ロン•コ ー プランド音楽学院
音 楽 演奏家 国 際トレ ー ニングコ ー ス

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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

All undergraduate music applicants are required to take the Music Placement Exam on the day of the audition. Further details on the Music Placement Exam can be found here.

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