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Suggested Repertoire -- Auditions

Cello

Incoming Freshmen:

1. Scales

a) Major and minor scales with various bowings: three octaves


2. Three prepared solos including an etude or technical study and contrasting movements. Entrance auditions on cello should be equal to the performance proficiency required for Class A solos on the Wisconsin School Music Association's State Contest list. See suggested repertoire below.

3. Sight-reading


Transfer Students:


1. Scales

a) Major and minor scales with various bowings: three octaves


2. Three prepared solos including an etude or technical study and contrasting movements. Entrance auditions on cello should be equal to or surpass the performance proficiency required for Class A solos on the Wisconsin School Music Association's State Contest list. See suggested repertoire below.

3. Sight-reading

Suggested Repertoire:


Faure Elegie

Bruch Kol Nidrei

Saint-Saens Swan

Popper Tarentella

Schroeder Etudes from170 Foundation Studies Vol. I

Vivaldi Sonata No. 5 in E minor

Bach Sonatas

Handel Sonatas

Sammartini Sonatas

Brahms No. 1 Sonata in E minor

Brevel Sonatas

Romberg Sonatas

Boccherini Sonatas

Haydn C Major Concerto

Lalo Concerto in D minor

Boccherini Concerto

Saint-Saens Concerto

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