Double Bass Auditions


STEP 1: REGISTER 

Fill out and submit the Audition Registration Form.

STEP 2: PREPARE

Audition Requirements found below.

STEP 3: AUDITION

Complete a live audition on the date you selected! (If unable to attend a live audition, please contact the faculty member for your instrument/area).


Audition Requirements:

  • First movement of a major concerto
  • Movement of a Bach cello suite
  • Standard excerpt from each of the following:
    • Beethoven Symphony #5
    • Mozart Symphony 35, 39, or 40 (applicant may choose)
    • Berlioz Symphony Fantastique, Mvt. 4, 3 bars after 50 through 52
    • Verdi “Othello” bass solo

​DMA applicants, add one piece of your choice.


Faculty contact:  Richard Ryan, reryan@ku.edu


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