Audition Repertory for Double Bass

BM

  • Applicants should prepare at least two solo works, one from memory.
  • An ├ętude or study written expressly for his or her instrument.

MM & Performance Diploma

  • The first movement of a standard bass concerto.
  • A movement from an unaccompanied Bach Cello suite transcribed for bass.
  • Any solo piece of the applicant’s choosing.
  • Standard orchestral excerpts of contrasting tempi and styles.

Pieces need not be memorized.

DMA & Artist Diploma

  • A complete unaccompanied Bach Cello suite.
  • A complete standard concerto.
  • A complete sonata.
  • Standard orchestral excerpts of contrasting tempi and styles.

Pieces need not be memorized.