Audition Guidelines

Audition Guidelines for Graduate Bassoon Study, University of Arizona

Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degree in Bassoon Performance

Please contact Dr. Dietz for guidelines.


Audition Guidelines for Undergraduate Bassoon Study, University of Arizona

Undergraduate Performance major

A.        All major scales up to high C.

B.        Two contrasting works (one technical and one melodic)

Examples of Technical Works
Concerto by Mozart movement 1 or 3
Galliard, Sonata #3 Movement 2
Pierne, Solo de Concert
Milde, Opus 26, Concert Studies #1

Examples of Melodic Works
Concerto by Mozart movement 2
Galliard Sonata #3 movement 1
Weissenborn, Opus 8 No. 2 (50 studies) No.21

Undergraduate Music Education Major and BA program

A.        All major scales up to high Bb.

B.        Two contrasting works (one technical and one melodic)

Examples of Technical Works
Concerto by Mozart movement #3
Weissenborn, Opus 8, No. 2 (50 studies) No.14, No. 22

Examples of Melodic Works
Weissenborn Practical Studies, Lesson XX, final duet, second part
Concerto in Bb Major, Vivaldi, second movement  (Schoenbach/Winstead collection)


Music Minor and non-major study

Please contact Dr. Dietz for guidelines.