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Suggested Repertoire -- Auditions

Clarinet

Incoming Freshmen:

1. Scales

a) Chromatic: low E to high G above staff

b) All major scales: two or more octaves


2. Prepared solo, preferably with accompaniment. Entrance auditions on clarinet 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) Chromatic: low E to high G above staff

b) All scales 2 octaves, except E, F, F#, and G, which should be prepared 3 octaves

c) The ability to perform minor scales in the audition will be considered an asset to the student's audition

d) Major scales should be prepared at a minimum of quarter note = 120 (eighth notes)

e) If performing minor scales, they should be prepared at a minimum of quarter note = 80 (eighth notes)


2. Prepared solo, preferably with accompaniment. Entrance auditions on clarinet 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

4. Bass clarinet applicants should ideally audition on Bb clarinet, but if this is not an option, please prepare a solo equal to the performance proficiency required for Class A solos on the Wisconsin School Music Association's State Contest bass clarinet list.

5. If you're interested in auditioning for the UWEC clarinet studio, please contact Dr. Koprowski via email to set up a complimentary trial lesson.

Suggested Repertoire:


Brahms Sonata No. 1 or 2: any movement

Hindemith Sonata: Mvts. 1 and 2

Lefebvre Fantaisie Caprice

Mozart Concerto: Mvt. 1 or 3

Osborne Rhapsody

Rabaud Solo de Concours

Weber Concertino

Concerto No. 1: Mvt. 1 or 3

Concerto No. 2: Mvt. 1 or 3

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