Percussion 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:

All applicants for the MM in Performance or the DMA in Performance must perform in all major areas listed below. This list is the minimum required audition for the graduate level.

Timpani: One solo or etude and two contrasting orchestral excerpts

Marimba/Vibraphone: Two significant and contrasting solos, at least one of which must be four mallets

Snare Drum: One concert solo or etude and two contrasting orchestral excerpts.

Other: Two orchestral excerpts on instruments besides snare drum and timpani

Feel free to prepare anything else you would like to play for auditions.


Faculty contact: Michael Compitello, compitello@ku.edu 


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