Bachelor of Music & Young Artist
1. A movement or part of a concerto/sonata that will demonstrate candidate’s technique and articulation (accompaniment preferred)
2. A slow piece of candidate’s choice that will demonstrate candidate’s tone and musicianship (unaccompanied acceptable)
3. Three contrasting orchestral excerpts of candidate’s choice
Master of Music
A recital of 50-55 minutes displaying various styles and periods of repertoire.
Repertoire submitted will be vetted by the Head of Brass Studies before they can be accepted.
Note: Candidates are to note that major and minor scales may be tested during the audition at the discretion of the audition panel. An additional short study piece will be given to the candidate on the day of audition. The live audition for trumpet major will normally include a 20-minute audition, a 5-minute interview and a short English oral test (for overseas candidates not exempted from the Qualifying English Test). In addition, candidates who are in a competitive position for an offer of admission will receive a 30-minute one-to-one lesson with a major teacher or the head of department.