Piano/Organ Audition Requirements:

For those seeking degrees in:

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance
Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a piano emphasis
Bachelor of Arts in Music

Present two selections representative of student’s current musical and technical development. 

  • Choose one selection from the standard piano repertoire.  Memorization is recommended.
  • The second selection can be from the standard piano repertoire of contrasting style or from the contemporary idioms (jazz improvisation, Scott Joplin).  Be prepared to sight-read a short accompaniment. 

Recommended standard literature: 

  • A composition by J.S. Bach
  • A movement of a classical sonata (Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven)
  • Impressionist (Debussy, Griffes or Ravel)
  • Contemporary work (Copland, Prokofiev, Barber, Takacs)
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