Euphonium

Euphonium Audition information for Eastern Michigan University - Dr. Phillip Bloomer

Your Audition Will Consist of the Following:

1. Major Scales in all 12 keys (two octaves when possible).

2. Prepared Solos and/or Etudes - two contrasting works (one lyrical and one technical) or two contrasting movements within one work (required). See below for examples of solo works appropriate for audition

3. Sight-reading.

4. Brief Interview/Question and Answer Session.

If a work you would like to perform is not on the list or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Bloomer at pbloomer@emich.edu.

It is important that you play something that YOU play well. Good Luck!

For graduate auditions, if you have questions, please contact Dr. Bloomer at pbloomer@emich.edu.


 

Euphonium Solo Suggestions:

Allegro Spiritoso- Jean Baptiste Senaille/Leonard Falcone

Andante et Allegro- J. E. Barat

Andante et Allegro- Ropartz 

Andante and Rondo- Antonio Capuzzi/Philip Catelinet

Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms- Simone Mantia/ David Werden

Carnival of Venice- Herbert L. Clarke/Arthur Brandenburg

Concertino Op. 4 (movement 1)-Ferdinand David

Concertino #1 in B flat Major-Julius Klengel/ Leonard Falcone

Concerto-Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

New England Reveries- Neal Corwell

Euphonium Concerto (movement 1)-Joseph Horovitz

Fantasia-Gordon Jacob

Fantasia di Concerto-Ed. Boccalari

Grand Concerto-Friedebald Grafe

Introduction and Dance-J. Ed. Barat/Glenn Smith

Morceau Symphonique, Op. 88- Alexandre Guilmant/E. Falaguerra

Pantomime- Phillip Sparke

Rhapsody for Euphonium-James Curnow

Sonata in F major (two contrasting mvts)-Benedetto Marcello/Allen Ostrander

Sonata in F minor (two contrasting mvts)- Georg Philipp Telemann/Allen Ostrander

Suite for Baritone-Don Haddad

Symphonic Variants-James Curnow

The Bride of the Waves-Herbert L. Clarke

 

Euphonium Etude Suggestions (Optional):

(One technical and one lyrical etude can be selected from these method books)

Arban - Complete Method for Euphonium/Trombone/Trumpet

Bordogni/Rochut - Melodious Etudes Vol. 1

Kopprasch - 60 Studies

Tyrell - 40 Progressive Studies

Voxman - Selected Studies

 

 

Orchestral Excerpts (Optional):

Holst: The Planets - (Jupiter and Mars)

Mussorgsky/Ravel: - Pictures at an Exhibition - (Bydlo)