Patrick Jones, D.M.A., Chair
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Debbie Rodgers, Secretary
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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 - Trumpet/Horn

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Recommended or acceptable pieces for entrance examination:

Legitimate solo from the trumpet literature (a solo written for the trumpet could be a transcription-no band music)


Major scales through four flats and four sharps


Be prepared to sight-read during your audition.




Recommended or acceptable pieces for entrance examination:

Any movement from a Mozart Concerto and a contrasting solo.


Two contrasting etudes from Kopprasch or similar composer.


Major scales

Technique that the student should demonstrate:

Ability to sight-read.