Patrick Jones, D.M.A., Chair
(814) 732-2503

Debbie Rodgers, Secretary
(814) 732-2555

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 - Violin/Viola

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Recommended or acceptable pieces for entrance examination:

Two to three contrasting movements from Handel Sonatas, from Mozart, Bach,

Mendelssohn, or Bruch Concertos, Bach Unaccompanied Sonatas or similar



Kreutzer, Kayser, Dont, Fiorillo, Flesch, Galamian or similar


Two or three octave scales, in tune, any

tempo, as many keys as you can.  Major AND Minor is a plus.

 Technique that the student should demonstrate:

Good tuning skills. Some double stops.

Music can be purchased from:

SHAR, 1-800-248-SHAR