Oboe Auditions

These are the requirements for entry into all undergraduate programs.

  • Scales
    1. Full-range chromatic
    2. All major scales
    3. Minor scales in any form up to four sharps and four flats.  
  • Two solo selections demonstrating contrasting style and tempo. Selections may be from the same work.  

Suggested repertoire includes concerti or sonatas by:

  • Marcello
  • Haydn
  • Vivaldi
  • Handel
  • Saint Saëns
  • Poulenc.
  • Etudes by Ferling or Barret are also acceptable. 

Faculty Contact: Margaret Marco, mmarco@ku.edu

Fall 2021 Audition Dates

Please note: due to Covid 19 concerns, KU School of Music will be offering video auditions in lieu of the live auditions. After submission of a video audition, students are strongly encouraged to attend a faculty appointment over Zoom as scheduled upon video submission. Information about this can be found in the registration. The school is accepting videos auditions from now until June 1st with a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 



2021 Audition Registration


If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.

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