*Auditions are available on the Saturday of audition weekends only.

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (B.S.O.F.)

All undergraduate applicants should prepare:

  • A melodious etude (to demonstrate good sound, solid intonation, and musicianship);
  • A study (to demonstrate technical facility);
  • All major scales; and
  • Any solo of your choice. Applicants will also be asked to demonstrate sight-reading ability. Recommended etudes: Arban's Complete Conservatory Method for trumpet or trombone; Blazevich, 70 Studies; Bordogni/Rochut, Melodious Etudes for the Trombone, vol. 1; Kopprasch, 60 Selected Studies; and Tyrell, Advanced Etudes for Trombone. Recommended solos: Capuzzi, Andante and Rondo; Clarke, The Bride of the Waves; Guilmant, Morceau symphonique for trombone; Handel, Aria con variazioni for trumpet; Philip Sparke, Pantomime; and Donald White, Lyric Suite.