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Undergraduate Admissions
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OBOE AUDITION REPERTOIRE

Undergraduate applicants should prepare the following:

  • All major and minor scales over the full range of the instrument.
  • Two contrasting études from the Barret Oboe Method and/or Ferling 48 Etudes.
  • One solo from the repertoire list below (or a work of comparable difficulty). Single movements are acceptable.

Benjamin Britten, Six Metamorphoses after Ovid
Madeleine Dring, Danza Gaya
G.F. Handel, Oboe Sonata in C minor HWV 366
Ulysses Kay, Suite in B
Alessandro Marcello, Oboe Concerto in D minor
Alyssa Morris, Four Personalities
Carl Nielsen, Two Fantasy Pieces
Émile Paladilhe, Solo de Concert
Camille Saint-Saëns, Oboe Sonata
William Grant Still, Incantation and Dance
G.P. Telemann, Oboe Sonata in A minor TWV 41:a3

Graduate applicants should prepare the following:

  • All major and minor scales over the full range of the instrument.
  • Two contrasting études from the Barret Oboe Method and/or Ferling 48 Etudes.
  • Two solos from the standard repertoire, drawn from two different historical periods. Single movements are acceptable.
  • Four standard orchestral excerpts.

For more information, please contact Dr. Sara Fraker at sarafraker@arizona.edu