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Lamont School of Music

Audition Requirements--Percussion

Undergraduate (BM and BA)

  1. Snare Drum:
        * Perform a concert solo from the Peters, Cirone, or Delecleuse books
        * Perform a rudimental solo from the Wilcoxon or Pratt books.
        * Demonstrate basic technical knowledge of rudiments and rolls
        * Sight reading
  2. Mallets
        * Perform a two-mallet solo from the standard literature, which may include the Bach Cello Suites, Violin Partitas or Sonatas.
        * Perform a four-mallet solo
        * All major scales
        * Sight reading
  3. Timpani
        * Perform an etude from either the Goodman Timpani Method or the Friese-Lepak Timpani Method
        * Recognize basic intervals
        * Demonstrate a good sense of pitch

Graduate (MM) and Certificate in Performance

  1. Snare Drum
        * Perform a concert solo from either the Peters Advanced Etudes, or Delecleuse books
        * Perform a rudimental solo from the Pratt book
        * Perform a concert roll from pp-ff-pp
        * Perform three standard excerpts from the orchestral literature
        * Sight reading
  2. Mallets
        * Perform a two-mallet solo from the standard literature, which may include the Bach Violin Partitas or Sonatas plus a two-mallet solo of your choice
        * Perform a four-mallet solo
        * Perform three xylophone or bell excerpts from the standard orchestral literature
        * Sight reading
  3. Timpani
        * Perform an etude from the Delecleuse book
        * Perform a roll pp-ff-pp
        * Perform three standard timpani excerpts from the orchestral literature

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