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Graduate - Auditions: Harp

​​​​Applicants have a choice between two audition formats: in person auditions or recorded submissions. Though recorded auditions are accepted, we strongly encourage applicants to audition on campus to benefit from the in-person experience of meeting our faculty and seeing our facilities.

Audition Repertoire

  • Etudes (choose one of the following)
    • ​Bocsha: Etude 1 (Allegro Moderato) from Cinquante Etudes  Book 1
    • Naderman: Sonata no2 from Sept Sonates Progressives I
    • Lariviere: 1st etude no36 Allegro​
  • Solo
    • Free choice from standard solo repertoire
  • Three orchestral excerpts of your choice. Examples include:
    • ​Tchaikovsky: Cadenzas from the Nutracker or Swan Lake ballets
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra 4th movement (from 43-59)
    • Verdi: La Forza del Destino overture

Recorded Interview Questions (only applicable to those who select a recorded submission to audition)

​Please upload a video that is no longer than 2-3 minutes and responds to the below questions:
-       What is your musical background?
-       Why are you applying to DePaul?​​