The following are representative solos/etudes appropriate for applicants auditioning for the Bachelor of Music curriculum. Other works of comparable difficulty are also acceptable. It is not necessary to prepare entire multi-movement pieces, but to be able to demonstrate the ability to play LYRICALLY and TECHNICALLY. In auditions, more stress is placed on the quality of performance and literature than on the difficulty of the work(s).

You will also need to be able to demonstrate ALL MAJOR SCALES and some ability to SIGHT READ.

Tenor Trombone 

Voxman - Concert & Contest Collection
Bernstein - Elegy for Mippy II
Corelli/Gibson - Sonata in D Minor
Corelli/Ostrander - Sonata in Minor
Dubois, T. - Concert Piece in Ab Major
Galliard - Six Sonatas
Morel - Piece in F Minor
Porret - Six Esquisses
Rachmaninoff-Smith - Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Ropartz - Andante et Allegro
Tanner - Aria
Tyrrell - 40 Progressive Studies
Cimera - 79 Progressive Studies
Hering - 40 Progressive Etudes
Gregoriev - 78 Studies
Rochut-Bordogni - Melodious Etudes (vols. 1-3)
Guilmant - Morceau Symphonique
Saint-Saens - Cavatine, Op. 144
Vivaldi - Suite in C Minor
Mozart/Ernst - Concert Rondo
Faure - Apres un reve
Rimsky-Korsakov - Concerto for Trombone

Bass Trombone

Bach/Marsteller - Suites for Violincello
Pederson (Elem., Interm., Adv.) Etudes for Bass Trombone
Raph - 26 Studies
Tyrrell - 40 Etudes
Bitsch - Impromptu
Brown - Meditation, Recitative, Lied and Final
Johnston - Revelstoke Impressions
Marcello/Brown - Sonata in G Major
Presser - Three Folktales
Bordogni - Legato Etudes for Tuba
Gregoriev - 50 Etudes for Tuba (vols. 1-2)
Cimera - 73 Studies
Kopprasch - Etudes

For graduate auditions, if you have questions, please contact Professor Donald Babcock.