Queen's University

Flute

Prepare contrasting pieces from standard repertoire at a minimum RCM Grade 8 level.

 

Select one work from each group. Possible repertoire:

    • Bach, J.S.: Sonata in E flat major, 1st and 2nd movements
    • Handel, G.F.: Sonata in C major, Two contrasting movements
    • Pergolesi: Concerto in G major, 1st and 2nd movements
    • Gluck, G.: Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits
    • Godard, B.: Suite op. 1661st and 2nd movements
    • Mozart, W.A.: Andante in C major

 

Works which may be substituted for above choices (any two movements)

  • Chaminade, C.: Concertino
  • Doppler, F.: Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy
  • Fauré, G.: Fantaisie
  • Hindemith, P. Sonata for Flute and Piano
  • Mozart, W.A.: Concerto in G major
  • Poulenc, F.: Sonata

 

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 

*There will also be a sight-reading component to the audition.

 


Clarinet

Prepare contrasting pieces from standard repertoire at a minimum RCM Grade 8 level.

 

Select one work from each group. Possible repertoire:

    • Glick: Suite Hebraique I, II, III, VI, Any two contrasting movements
    • Tortini-Jacob: Concertino, Any two contrasting movements
    • Finzi: Five Bagatelles I, II, or IV, Two movements
    • Vanhol: Sonata in B flat major, 1st movement
    • Stamitz: Concerto in B flat major, 1st or 2nd movement
    • Weber: Concertino
    • Weber: Grand Duo Concertante, 2nd and 3rd movements
    • Brahms: Sonata Op. 120 No. 1 or Op. 120 No. 2, 1st movement
    • Mozart: Concerto A major, 1st movement
    • Saint Saens: Sonata Op. 167, 1st and 2nd movements

 

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 

*There will also be a sight-reading component to the audition.

 


Oboe

Select two contrasting movements from the following repertoire:

  • Telemann: Sonata in A minor

  • Handel: Sonatas in C minor, G minor, B-flat major
  • Marcello: Concerto in C minor (or D minor)
  • Mozart: Quartet in F major
  • Schumann: Romances
  • Nielsen: Two Fantaisiestücke, op. 2

One technical Barrett Progressive Study: select from #14, #16, #19, #20, or #25

For substitution requests, or to have a lesson in addition to your audition, email elizabeth.eccleston@queensu.ca. Lessons also available in Toronto.

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 *There will be a sight-reading component to the audition.

 


Bassoon

Prepare contrasting pieces or movements from standard repertoire at a minimum RCM Grade 8 level.

 

Possible repertoire:

  • Mozart: Bassoon Concerto K191
  • Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in A minor
  • Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F major
  • Fasch: Sonata in C major
  • Galliard, J.E.: any Sonata
  • Hurlestone, W.: Sonata in F major
  • Elgar: Romance

Or any of the Wiessenborn Advanced Studies

 

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 

*There will also be a sight-reading component to the audition.

 


Alto or Baritone Saxophone

Prepare contrasting pieces or movements from standard repertoire at a minimum RCM Grade 8 level.

 

Select one study and one piece. Possible repertoire:

  • Bozza, E.: Aria
  • Casadesus, F.: Romance Provencal et Danse
  • Eccles, H.: Sonate
  • Glazounov, A.: Concerto
  • Handel, G.F. (Mule-arr.): Sonata, No. 1 or No. 6
  • Maurice, P.: Tableaux de Provence
  • Mozart, W.A. (Teal-ed.): Rondo in D (from Solos for the Alto Saxophone Player)
  • Rueff, J.: Chanson et Passepied
  • Tcherepnine, A.: Sonatine Sportive

 

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 

*There will also be a sight-reading component to the audition.

 


Tenor Saxophone

Prepare contrasting pieces or movements from standard repertoire at a minimum RCM Grade 8 level.

 

Select one study and one piece. Possible repertoire:

  • Bennett: Concerto in G minor, 1st movement
  • Handel, G.F. (Gee-ed.): Adagio and Allegro
  • Handel, G.F. (Barr-arr.): Concerto in F minor
  • Martin, F.: Ballade
  • Pierné: Pièce in G minor
  • Prokofieff, S.: Romance and Troika
  • Teal, L. (ed.): One selection from Solos for the Tenor Saxophone Player
  • Telemann, G.P. (Voxman-ed.): Sonata in C minor

 


Studies
  • Ferling: 48 Studies
  • Klosé (Mule-arr.): 25 Daily Exercises
  • Voxman: Selected Studies

 

This is a guide only. Teachers preparing students for an audition should use discretion and make appropriate choices that best reflect the candidate's level, achievement and strengths.

 

*There will also be a sight-reading component to the audition.