Trombone Auditions

These are the requirements for entry into all undergraduate degree programs.

Two-octave major scales with arpeggios, sight reading, and one piece from below or a piece of comparable difficulty.  Accompaniment is optional.

Perform Bordogni-Rochut, Melodious Etude #3 OR #7 (bass trombones play 8vb) plus one (1) work selected from or of comparable difficulty to the supplied list.  

Tenor Trombone: Barat Andante et Allegro; Boda Sonatina;  Galliard Sonata No. 1; Guilmant Morceau Symphonique; Gregson Divertimento; Sandstorm, Song for Lotta; Saint-Saëns Cavatine; Sulek Sonata vox Gabrieli; Weber Romance.  

Bass Trombone: Hindemith Drei leichte Stücke; Lebedev Concerto in One Movement; McCarty Sonata; Lassen/Bollinger 2 Fantasy Pieces; Galliard/Mortimer Sonata #1; Semler-Collery, Barcarolle et chanson bachique; Tcherepnin, Andante; Warburton Among Us.

Faculty Contact: Michael Davidson, mdavidsn@ku.edu


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