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Trumpet Audition Requirements

Auditions for admittance to the EKU Brass Area will consist of the following: 
     - demonstration of major scales (preferably two octaves)
     - sightreading
     - prepared solo or two etudes of contrasting styles (i.e. technical and lyrical).



Sample solo literature
Barat:  Andante et Allegro
Goedicke:  Concert Etude
Haydn:  Concerto for Trumpet
Hindemith:  Sonata for Trumpet
Hummel:  Concerto for Trumpet
Ligeti:  Mysteries of the Macabre
Ropartz:  Andante et Allegro

Sample etudes
Arban:  Complete Method for Trumpet
Bousquet:  Thirty Six Celebrated Studies
Charlier:  36 Etudes
Concone:  Lyrical Studies
Getchell:  Second Book of Practical Studies
Vannetelbosch:  Etudes

Other possibilities might include
All-state or district tryout music
A solo (other than one above) used for solo and ensemble festival

If you have questions concerning your audition music or would like to set up an audition, call Dr. Joseph Van Fleet at 859-948-9374 or email at 

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