Suggested Audition Repertoire (YPCO & YPSO) | Webster University

Suggested Audition Repertoire (YPCO & YPSO)

YPCO/YPSO suggested solo guidelines:
The following repertoire list indicates the minimum playing level generally reached by students in the Young People's Concert and Symphonic Orchestras.  This guide for applicants and their teachers indicates the orchestras' range in technical level repertoire.  There are many other works not listed that are appropriate for auditioning.

VIOLIN   Suzuki Book 5 & Up
Concertos: Vivaldi g minor (Mvts. I, III) Accolay; 
J. S. Bach a minor, No. 2 in E Major; 
Mozart No. 3, No. 4, No. 5
 Pieces: G. F. Handel Sonatas; 
Fiocco Allegro

 

VIOLA 
 Concertos: Telemann G Major; Hoffmeister;
J.C. Bach Concerto in c minor
 Pieces  J.S. Bach Suites

 

CELLO 
 Concertos: Breval
 Pieces J.S. Bach Suites;
Marcello Sonata in g minor; Faure Elegie;
Saint-Saens Allegro Appasionato;
Eccles Sonata

 

BASS 
 Concertos: Capuzzi; Dragonetti
 Pieces Marcello Sonatas

 

FLUTE 
 Concertos: Mozart; Quantz G Major; Chaminade D Major; Telemann f minor;
Marcello c minor, d minor; 
Haydn C Major
 Pieces G. F. Handel Sonatas

 

OBOE 
 Concertos: Cimaroso c minor;
Marcello d minor;
Vivaldi d minor
 Pieces Handel Sonatas

 

CLARINET 
 Concertos: Weber; Stamita; Mozart
 Pieces Weber Concertino;
Jeanjean Arabesques;
Finzi Five Bagatelles (Mvts. I, II, IV, V - pick two)

 

BASSOON 
 Concertos: Hummel Bassoon Concerto; Mozart Bassoon Concerto; Handel g minor
 Pieces Weber Hungarian Rhapsody

 

HORN 
 Concertos: Strauss No. 1;
Mozart Horn Concertos
 Pieces Mendelssohn Romance sans paroles

 

TRUMPET 
 Concertos: Haydn; Hummel; Arutunian
 Pieces Arnell Trumpet Allegro;
Hartley Sonatina;
Hindemith Sonata

 

TROMBONE 
 Concertos: Marcello;
Hindemith;
Vivaldi;
Bach Cello Sonatas
 Pieces Arnold Fantasie Op. 101; Rochut Melodious Etudes

 

TUBA 
 Pieces Buchtel Ballad for Tuba;
Huddad Suite for the Tuba; Desmond "The Sea Song"; Harley Sonatina

 

Percussion:

The following is a list of suggested repertoire, however you may play other appropriate material you have prepared.  

Students will be selected based on musicality, technique and competence within a concert percussion setting.

SNARE DRUM
 Any of Cirone Portraits in Rhythm or Whaley Audition Etudes

 

MALLET/KEYBOARD
All major scales and arpegggios
Any 2- or 4- mallet solo, including those on the MSHSAA Solo and Ensemble list 

 

TIMPANI
Saul Goodman Etudes and excerpts or Whaley Audition Etudes