Indiana University Audition Requirements

For admission into the Jacobs School of Music, please see the audition repertoire requirements below listed by degree.  For additional information about specific audition dates or the application process, please visit:  http://www.music.indiana.edu/admissions/auditions/clarinet.shtml

 

Clarinet Audition Requirements:

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)

Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (B.S.O.F)

B.M. applicants should prepare:

  • Major and minor (harmonic, melodic) scales through 7 sharps and flats;
  • One slow etude;
  • One fast etude; and
  • Two contrasting solos from the standard repertoire.

B.M.E and B.S.O.F. applicants should prepare:

  • All major and minor (harmonic, melodic) scales through four sharps and flats;
  • One slow etude;
  • One fast etude; and
  • One solo from the standard repertoire.

(B.M.E. and B.S.O.F. students may audition on B-flat soprano or bass clarinet.)

Master of Music (M.M.)

Performer Diploma-Solo Performance (P.D.S.P.)

 MM and PD Applicants should prepare:

  • All major and minor (harmonic, melodic) scales through seven sharps and flats;
  • Three contrasting solos from the standard repertoire; and
  • Three contrasting orchestral excerpts.

Doctor of Music (D.M.)

Doctor of Music applicants must submit a prescreening recording (compact disc) to be considered for a live audition. Recordings must be received in the Office of Music Admissions by the December 1, application deadline. Auditions will take place during the February and March audition weekends (1st Saturdays of each of those months) by invitation only. As part of the 20 minute audition, students are expected to perform selected movements totaling 15 minutes from two contrasting works. A pianist is not required.

DM Applicants should prepare:

  • All major and minor (harmonic, melodic) scales through seven sharps and flats;
  • Three contrasting solos from the standard repertoire; and
  • Three contrasting orchestral excerpts.