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Suggested Repertoire -- Auditions

Viola

Incoming Freshmen:

1. Scales

a) Three scales of your choice, to include major and minor


2. Three prepared solos including an etude or technical study and contrasting movements. Entrance auditions on viola 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) Three scales of your choice, to include major and minor


2. Three prepared solos including an etude or technical study and contrasting movements. Entrance auditions on viola 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:


Bach, J.C. Concerto in C minor

Bach Solo Suites

Bach Partitas and Sonatas for Solo Violin, transcribed for viola

Bach Viola de Gamba Sonatas

Bloch Suite Hebraique

Brahms Sonatas

Eccles Sonata in G minor

Faure After a Dream, Elegy, Sicilienne

Glinka Sonata

Handel Concerto in B minor

Haydn Divertimento

Hindemith Sonatas, Trauermusik

Hoffmeister Concerto

Kalliwoda Nocturnes

Marais Old French Dances

Marcello Sonatas

Reger Solo Suites

Schubert "Arpeggione" Sonata

Schumann Märchenbilder

Telemann 12 Fantasias, Concerto in G major

Williams, Vaughn Suites, Fantasia on Greensleeves

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