Classical Bass

Undergraduate Audition Requirements

You must prepare two of the following selections:

  • One etude from “30 Etudes for String Bass” by Franz Simandl
  • Sonata for double bass in A Minor, Antonio Vivaldi RV43
      • Any two movements
  • Concerto for the double bass in F Major, Antonio Capuzzi Francis Baines
      • Movement I
  • Four Pieces for double bass and piano, Serge Koussevitzky
      • Any one piece

You must also prepare the following two octave scales and arpeggios using the pattern below:

  • F Major
  • G Major
  • E Major
  • A Major

For more information contact Joseph Bentley.