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Suggested Repertoire -- Auditions

Trumpet

Incoming Freshmen:

1.   Scales

      a)   Chromatic:  low B-flat to top of student's range   

      b)   Major scales:  two octaves - C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, G, D, A, E

2.   Prepared work(s) exhibiting flexibility, lyrical and technical qualities. Genres of prepared works should include contrasting styles from the baroque, classical, and 20th century musical periods.  Entrance auditions on trumpet 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.   Possible sight-reading


Transfer Students:


1.   Scales

      a)   Chromatic:  low G to top of student's range

      b)   All major scales:  two octaves

      c)   Natural and harmonic minor:  two octaves

2.   Prepared work(s) exhibiting flexibility, lyrical and technical qualities.  Genres of prepared works should include contrasting styles from the baroque, classical, and 20th century musical periods.  Entrance auditions on trumpet 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.   Possible sight-reading

Suggested Solo Repertoire:


Hummel, Concerto for Trumpet

Haydn, Concerto for Trumpet

Enesco, Legend

Neruda, Concerto in E-flat

Arban, Carnival of Venice

Kennan, Kent, Sonata for Trumpet

Handel, Aria

Damase, Hymn for Trumpet

Handel, G.F., Aria and Variations

Goedicke, Concert Etude

Clarke, Herbert L., Any solo

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