- Mozart: Concerto in G Major, K. 313 or Concerto in D Major, K. 314 (first movement only)
- A contrasting work (or two movements if a multi-movement work is chosen) from the standard solo repertoire
- Orchestral Excerpt Spirit Dance from Menuet and Spirit Dance from Orpheus by Gluck (click here)
- Major Scales over 2 octaves and C Major and chromatic scale over 3 octaves.
- Sight Reading
Repertoire questions? Email Prof. Angela Jones-Reus.
- Slow aria/cantata by J.S. Bach
- One movement of a sonata or concerto of your choice
- Fast etude by Ferling/Barret (performance majors only)
◦ Major Scales, minimum of two octaves
◦ Chromatic Scale, low Bb to High F
Repertoire questions? Email Dr. Reid Messich.
Two contrasting selections from standard repertoire, such as individual movements from sonatas, concertos, etudes, or other solo works.
Each work should be by a different composer and represent different styles, tempos, and technical demands.
All major scales and arpeggios
3-octave Bb chromatic scaleSightreading
- At least two movements of a multi-movement work from the standard saxophone literature, or a larger one movement work, such as Glazounov Concerto
- Two contrasting etudes, such as Ferling, Karg-Elert or Voxman
- All major scales, full range of the horn
Repertoire questions? Email Dr. Connie Frigo.
- Two contrasting solos/etudes:
◦ One demonstrating lyrical-expressive capabilities
◦ One demonstrating technical skill
◦ All major scales and arpeggios (from memory)
◦ Chromatic scale
- Sight-reading (moderate difficulty)
Repertoire questions? Email Dr. D. Ray McClellan.
Admissions questions? Email Music Admissions.