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.

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Audition Dates for Fall 2014 Admission

Priority for merit scholarship consideration will be given to applicants who audition before February 21st, 2014. If you would like to schedule an audition not listed below, contact Saxton Rose.

  • February 7
  • February 14
  • February 21

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.