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Lamont School of Music

Wind Conducting Audition Requirements

By January 15, 2013, in addition to the general DU and Lamont graduate application requirements (which include the TOEFL for international students), applicants must:

1) Apply online at

  • Provide a résumé detailing previous conducting experiences
  • Submit 3 letters of recommendation from those who have seen the applicant conduct

2) Submit the following materials to the Lamont Audition Drop Box (
  • Preliminary video recording of the applicant's conducting (no specific requirements)
  • A written list of your preferred audition date (if invited for a live audition), and an alternate date.  Choose from February 12, 14, 19, or 21, 2013.

If invited to the live interview, you will:
  • Conduct the Lamont Wind Ensemble on one of the following pieces of literature:
    • La Mezquita de Cordoba by Julie Giroux or
    • Les Malheurs de Sophie by Francaix for chamber winds
  • Interview with the Director of the Wind Ensemble, Dr. Joseph Martin (on the day of the audition)

Questions about the auditions should be addressed to Dr. Martin at


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