Double Bass Auditions


Please note: due to Covid 19 concerns, KU School of Music will be offering video auditions in lieu of the live auditions.


Audition Requirements:

Graduate Certificate in Music Performance and MM applicants-

  • 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 choosing.


Complete a video audition and email link (YouTube or Vimeo) directly to the faculty member for your instrument/area.

Faculty contact:  Richard Ryan,

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