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Pre-Screening

Undergraduate

  • Cellists must upload a pre-screening video containing 10-15 minutes of music from the audition repertoire. The pre-screening video must be uploaded by November 1 for early decision, December 1 for February auditions, and April 15 for May auditions
    • The first movement of a concerto from standard literature
    • Two contrasting movements from any Bach suite or Baroque sonata
    • One etude from one of the following: Duport 21 Etudes, Popper High School of Cello Playing, Piatti 12 Caprices

Graduate

  • Cellists must upload a pre-screening video containing 10-15 minutes of music from the audition repertoire. The pre-screening video must be uploaded by November 1, December 1 for February auditions, and April 15 for May auditions.
  • The Graduate audition repertoire in Cello is patterned after a typical undergraduate senior recital. In order to provide some latitude, the requirements are not dictated. However, you must prepare “sufficient material to perform a full solo recital containing works which show a diversity of periods and styles.”

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Auditions

Bachelor of Music

  • A movement of a concerto from standard literature or 5-10 minutes of an equivalent piece such as Schelomo or Rococo Variations.
  • Prelude plus one other movement from an unaccompanied suite by Bach. Please omit repeats in the dance movement.
  • One etude from one of the following: Duport 21 Etudes, Popper High School of Cello Playing, Piatti 12 Caprices

Master of Music

  • Two contrasting movements of a concerto from standard literature or equivalent piece such as Schelomo or Rococo Variations. Please record a minimum of 3-5 minutes from each movement, and include all cadenzas where applicable.  For pieces such as Schelomo or Rococo, please record 5-10 minutes.
  • Prelude plus one other movement from an unaccompanied suite by Bach. Please omit repeats in the dance movement.
  • A shorter piece of your choice, or complete movement from a sonata or larger work, which shows a stylistic or personal musical interest.

Graduate Performance Diploma

  • Two contrasting movements of a concerto from standard literature or equivalent piece such as Schelomo or Rococo Variations. Please record a minimum of 3-5 minutes from each movement, and include all cadenzas where applicable. For pieces such as Schelomo or Rococo, please record 5-10 minutes.
  • Prelude plus one other movement from an unaccompanied suite by Bach. Please omit repeats in the dance movement.
  • A shorter piece of your choice, or complete movement from a sonata or larger work, which shows a stylistic or personal musical interest.

Doctor of Musical Arts

  • Complete major concerto from the romantic period to the present, or equivalent piece such as Schelomo or Rococo Variations.  Please record a minimum of 3-5 minutes from each movement, and include all cadenzas where applicable. For pieces such as Schelomo or Rococo, please record 5-10 minutes.
  • 1st movement of Haydn Concerto in C or D, including cadenza.
  • A complete unaccompanied suite by Bach. Please omit repeats in the dance movements.
  • Choice of any complete sonata or solo piece. Please record 5-10 minutes in total with representative sections from each movement.
  • Any additional work from the late 20th or 21st century. Please record 5-10 minutes.

Artist Diploma

  • Complete major concerto from the romantic period to the present, or equivalent piece such as Schelomo or Rococo Variations. Please record a minimum of 3-5 minutes from each movement, and include all cadenzas where applicable. For pieces such as Schelomo or Rococo, please record 5-10 minutes.
  • 1st movement of Haydn Concerto in C or D, including cadenza.
  • A complete unaccompanied suite by Bach. Please omit repeats in the dance movements.
  • Choice of any complete sonata or solo piece. Please record 5-10 minutes in total with representative sections from each movement.
  • Any additional work from the late 20th or 21st century. Please record 5-10 minutes.