Wayne State University

Performance

Brass, Harp, Woodwind and Percussion Instruments
Contact: Douglas Bianchi
(313) 577-2615  ad3364@wayne.edu

Brass
•    three prepared pieces in different historical styles, including at least one entire concerto, sonata or suite
•    three contrasting orchestral excerpts

Percussion
•    three prepared pieces, one each on snare drums, mallets, and timpani
•    snare drum: non-rudimental solo
•    keyboard: four-mallet solo
•    timpani: four-drum solo that displays tuning
•    sight reading on all three instruments

Harp
•    three prepared solos or concerto movements representing at least two different musical eras, or two solos and one substantial orchestral harp part, e.g., Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique or Wagner's Fire Music. At least one piece should be memorized.

Woodwinds
•    All Major and Melodic Minor Scales
•    Two solos of contrasting styles
•    Sight Reading

Piano
Contact: Robert Conway
(313) 577-2676  ad4914@wayne.edu

 •   From memory, four works representing at least three historical styles. Examples:

       •    Baroque - an English suite, French suite, Partita, Toccata, or the Italian Concerto by Bach; sonatas by Scarlatti
 •    Classical - a complete Sonata by Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart
 •    Romantic - major works by Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Schubert, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, etc.
 •    Impressionistic - major works by Debussy or Ravel
 •    Contemporary - major work by a composer working in a 20th-century idiom
 •    Sight reading
 •    Chromatic scale, major and minor scales and arpeggios, four octaves

Strings 
Contact: Laura Roelofs
(313) 993-4206 av1230@wayne.edu

 •    Three prepared works representing a variety of historical periods and styles. At least one work must be a complete solo concerto or solo suite.
 •    standard orchestral excerpts
 •    sight reading

Voice
Contact: Frances Brockington
(313) 577-2619 ad3353@wayne.edu

Applicants should bring a resume, including a repertoire list, and a short biographical sketch.
 •    minimum of three memorized selections, including one one from operatic literature, one from oratorio literature, and one 20th-century art song. Applicants should demonstrate ability in French, Italian, and German diction.
 •    sight singing

Guitar (classical)
Contact: Brian Roberts 

ad9294@wayne.edu

Three prepared pieces representing at least two different historical styles
Examples:
 •    Renaissance: works by Narvaez, Dowland, or Milan
 •    Baroque: a suite by J.S. Bach
 •    Classical: larger works by Tarrega, Albeniz, or Granados
 •    Contemporary: works by Ponce, Brouwer, or Henze

Organ
Contact: Norah Duncan IV
(313) 577-1775  ac8468@wayne.edu

Three standard organ works representing at least two different historical styles
Examples:
 •    Baroque: noels by Daquin, a Leipzig prelude and fugue by Bach
 •    Romantic: movements from the symphonies of Widor or Vierne
 •    Contemporary: works by Alain