Audition Repertory for Organ

BM

Applicants should prepare:

  • A work by J. S. Bach (a chorale prelude, or a prelude and fugue excepting “little”)
  • A work from before 1750
  • A work from after 1800 (until the present)

Of these, one should be lyrical, another brilliant, and they should represent two different nationalities. A short sightreading test will also be given.

MM

Applicants should prepare:

  • A work by J. S. Bach (a large chorale prelude, trio sonata or major prelude and fugue)
  • A work from before 1750
  • A work from 1800 – 1900
  • A work from after 1900 (until the present)

Of these, one should be lyrical, another brilliant, and they should represent at least two different nationalities. A short sightreading test will also be given.

DMA

Applicants should prepare:

  • A major work of J. S. Bach
  • A work from before 1750
  • A work from 1800 – 1900
  • A work from after 1900 (until the present)

Of these, one should be lyrical, another brilliant, and they should represent at least two different nationalities.

Artist Diploma

Applicants should prepare a thirty-minute recital program demonstrating the applicant’s technique, musicality, scholarship, and artistry.

If you have any specific questions regarding repertory, please email Prof. Peter Sykes, Chair of Historical Performance.