Dr. Gary S. Grant, Acting Chair
(814) 732-2792
ggrant@edinboro.edu

Debbie Rodgers, Secretary
(814) 732-2555
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Music Department Audio

Scaramouche, 1st Mvt.
by Darius Milhaud
Dr. Patrick Jones, saxophone
with the Imani Winds

Concertino, 3rd Mvt.
by Jan Koetsier
Dr. Daniel Burdick, tuba
Patricia Higdon, piano

Klonos by Piet Swerts
Dr. Patrick Jones, saxophone
Dr. Kristine West Denton, piano

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Audition Requirements - Clarinet/Saxophone

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AUDITION REQUIREMENTS-CLARINET

Recommended or acceptable pieces for entrance examination:

Finzi “Five Bagatells”, Weber “Concertino”, Stamitz “Concerto no. 3 in Bb”, Schumann “Fantasy Pieces”, Saint-Saens “Sonata”, Mozart “Clarinet Concerto”, Danzi “Sonata Concertante in Bb”, Hindemith “Sonata”, Rabaud “Solo de Concours”

Etudes:

Rose “Etudes”, Voxman“ Selective Studies”, Baerman “Complete Method for Clarinet”, Klose “Complete Method for the Clarinet”, Kroepsch “416 Progressive Studies”

 Scales:

Major scales up to four sharps and four flats. Knowledge of minor scales are a plus.

 Technique that the student should demonstrate:

A full tone from low E to high E above the staff (three octaves.)

 Music can be purchased from:

Eble Music (eble.com)

 Other:

Basically, you should demonstrate fast as well as slow, lyrical playing. The pieces listed above are just suggestions.  Any piece similar in level is also acceptable.
 

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS-SAXOPHONE

Recommended or acceptable pieces for entrance examination:

Bonneau “Suite”, Rueff “Chanson et Passpied”, Eccles “Sonata”, Echyenne “Sonata”, Lunde “Sonata”, Glazounov “Concerto”, Creston “Sonata”, Heiden “Sonata”, Bozza “Aria”, Ibert “Histroires”, Koechlin “Quinze Etudes”, Lantier “Sicilienne”, Tomasi “Introduction et Danse”

 Etudes:

Ferling “48 Etudes”, Voxman “Selected Studies”, Karg-Elert “25 Carpricen und Sonate”, Lacour “24 Easy Atonal Studies”, Mule—Any Method

Scales:

Major scales up to four sharps and four flats. Knowledge of minor scales are a plus.

 Technique that the student should demonstrate:

Good, stable tone demonstrated with a chromatic scale from low Bb to high F.

 Music can be purchased from:

Eble Music (eble.com)

 Other:

Basically, you should demonstrate fast as well as slow, lyrical playing. The pieces listed above are just suggestions.  Any piece similar in level is also acceptable.