Applying to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Bassoon Studio
At UNCSA, four programs of study are available to bassoon students: High school, Bachelors of Music, Masters of Music, and a one-year Professional Artist Certificate. Below is information to help in the process of applying. If you have any questions, contact Saxton Rose.
Audition Dates for Fall 2015 Admission
Priority for merit scholarship consideration will be given to applicants who audition before February 27th, 2015. If you would like to schedule an audition not listed below, contact Saxton Rose.
- January 23
- February 6
- February 27
Graduate Audition Requirements
Both Masters and Professional Artist Certificate applicants are required to prepare two contrasting movements of a standard concerto, sonata or solo work, one Milde Concert Study or equivalent etude, a work composed in the last fifty years, and a minimum of four contrasting standard orchestral excerpts.
Undergraduate Audition Requirements
Undergraduate applicants are required to prepare two contrasting movements of a standard concerto, sonata or solo work, two contrasting etudes from Weissenborn’s 50 Advanced Studies or one from Milde’s Concert Studies.
High School Audition Requirements
High School applicants are required to prepare two or three selections (including movements from sonatas and concertos), major and minor scales. The selection should demonstrate the applicant’s ability in phrasing, sustained playing and facility.
If you have any questions about the repertoire, please contact Saxton Rose.