University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Music and Dance

Level II String Audition Requirements

Violin

  1. One movement of a Bach unaccompanied sonata or partita.
  2. One movement of a sonata, concerto or other representative work from the Classical, Romantic or Twentieth Century, performed with accompaniment
  3. An etude demonstrating technique

Viola

  1. A movement from a Bach Solo Suite (originally cello)
  2. One movement of a sonata, concerto or other representative work from the Classical, Romantic or Twentieth Century, performed with accompaniment
  3. An etude demonstrating technique

Cello

  1. One movement from a Bach Solo Suite
  2. One movement of a sonata, concerto or other representative work from the Classical, Romantic or Twentieth Century, performed with accompaniment
  3. An etude demonstrating technique

Double Bass

  1. Two contrasting movements from a Baroque sonata by Eccles, Corelli, Vivaldi, Marcello, Scarlatti, Telemann, or Handel, performed with accompaniment
  2. One movement of a sonata, concerto or other representative work from the Classical, Romantic or Twentieth Century, performed with accompaniment
  3. An etude demonstrating technique
  4. Sight reading

Classical Guitar

  1. Two prepared pieces of music in contrasting styles and tempi (e.g., a piece in fast tempo from the Renaissance or Baroque eras, and a piece in slow tempo from the Classical or Romantic eras)
  2. An etude demonstrating technique
  3. Sight reading

Harp

  1. Two prepared pieces of music in contrasting styles and tempi
  2. An etude demonstrating technique

Please e-mail Prof. Yutaka Kono if you have any questions regarding the requirements for the Level II String Audition.

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