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All students applying for entry into the fall 2021 semester must record all pieces in their entirety according to the repertoire requirements below. For further information on audition procedures for the coming year, please click here

BM, PC, MM, GPD, DMA

Archlute

  • Two contrasting movements by Giovanni Zamboni
  • A movement of 17th century Italian music (Falconieri, e.g.)

Baroque Cello

  • Two movements from an unaccompanied Bach suite
  • Two contrasting movements from an 18th-century sonata

Baroque Flute

  • One movement from a sonata by Bach
  • One fantasia for solo flute of G.P. Telemann
  • A prelude from one of the solo suites of J. Hotteterre
  • A movement from a late 18th-century sonata (past 1750)

Baroque Lute

  • Two contrasting movements by Silvius Leopold Weiss
  • A movement of 17th-century French lute music (Gaultier, e.g.)

Baroque Oboe

  • A sonata by Handel or Telemann
  • A work by a French Baroque composer
  • A work of the applicant’s choice

Baroque Violin

  • One movement from an unaccompanied Bach sonata or partita or a Telemann fantasy
  • Any solo work by a 17th-century composer
  • Two contrasting movements from an 18th-century sonata

Baroque Viola

  • Two movements of unaccompanied Bach, either from the violin sonatas and partitas or from the cello suites
  • Two contrasting movements from an 18th-century sonata

Harpsichord

  • A work by J.S. Bach
  • A work by a French Baroque composer
  • A work from the 17th century
  • A work of the applicant’s choice

Recorder

  • A sonata by Handel or Telemann
  • A theme and two variations by van Eyck
  • Two movements from a French Baroque suite
  • A work of the applicant’s choice

Renaissance Lute

  • A work by John Dowland
  • A work by Francesco da Milano
  • A work of the applicant’s choice

Theorbo

  • Two contrasting movements of Robert de Visée
  • A movement of 17th-century Italian music (Piccinini, e.g.)

Voice

  • Requirements follow those of the MM in Voice, except that four or five of the 6 selections must be written before 1800. A Gregorian chant and at least one selection from the Renaissance should be included. Voice requirements for MM can be found here.

Viola da Gamba

  • One ricercar from Diego Ortiz: Tratado de Glosas
  • One prolusio from Christopher Simpson: The Division Viol (Part III)
  • Two contrasting movements from an Abel sonata or similar work

Artist Diploma

AD applicants must prepare a program of no less than 70 minutes duration, including at least two large-scale works.