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Piano

A prescreen recording is required for all prospective undergraduate piano applicants (BA, BM, BME, BM/BME, or minor). Your prescreen recording should be uploaded as a part of your music application

Prescreen Requirements

Please submit a recording of 8-10 minutes worth of music that is representative of your ability. Your recordings should include a minimum of two contrasting styles. You may submit excerpts of a longer work, so the total amount of music submitted on the recording does not go over 10 minutes. The recording must be a video recording, and please make sure it shows your hands on the keyboard.

Audition notifications will be sent via email on or before December 22, 2017.

Live Audition Requirements

Bachelor of Music
From memory:

  1. Prelude and Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier by J. S. Bach
  2. Complete sonata by Beethoven, excluding Opus 49 and Opus 79
  3. Major composition by a 19th-century romantic composer
  4. Composition from the last 100 years in a style representative of developments in music of the 20th or 21st century.

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Minor
From memory:

  1. Sinfonia or Prelude and Fugue by J. S. Bach
  2. First movement (in sonata-allegro form) of a Classic period sonata
  3. Composition by a 19th-century composer
  4. Composition from the last 100 years in a style representative of developments in music of the 20th or 21st century.

 

Undergraduate Audition Requirements

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