Woodwind Auditions


STEP 1: SIGN UP 

Complete a Graduate Audition Registration Form.


STEP 2: PREPARE

Audition Requirements:
Graduate Certificate in Music Performance:
Candidates are to prepare a 15‐minute program for their video audition.

MM in Performance:
Candidates are to prepare a 15‐minute program for their video audition.

DMA in PerformanceCandidates are to prepare a 30‐minute program for their video audition. 


STEP 3: AUDITION

Complete a video audition and email link (YouTube or Vimeo) directly to musicgrad@ku.edu for your instrument/area.


REPERTOIRE: Selections should demonstrate a variety of playing styles and compositional periods and represent the candidate’s performance skills in the best possible light. The audition need not be accompanied For more information, contact the faculty member listed below.    

FLUTE Faculty contact: Daniel Velasco, dvelasco@ku.edu  

OBOE Faculty contact: Margaret Marco, mmarco@ku.edu      

CLARINET Faculty contact: Stephanie Zelnick, zelnick@ku.edu      

SAXOPHONE Faculty contact: Vince Gnojek, vgnojek@ku.edu      

BASSOON Faculty contact: Eric Stomberg, stomberg@ku.edu


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