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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.

When making your audition video, please answer one of the following three questions:

  • What qualities are you looking for in a music conservatory that you think would make it the best fit for you?
  • What kind of music do you most enjoy listening to? Do you have a favorite artist or composer?
  • Tell us about a passion you have outside of music.

BM

  • 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

MM

  • 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.

GPD

  • 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.

DMA

  • 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.

AD

  • 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.