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 and 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-Saëns 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 
  Pieces:  Any of the Cirone Portraits in Rhythm or Whaley Audition Etudes
MALLET/KEYBOARD 
  Pieces: All major scales and arpegggios
Any 2- or 4- mallet solo, including those on the MSHSAA Solo and Ensemble list 
TIMPANI  
  Pieces: Saul Goodman Etudes and excerpts or Whaley Audition Etudes