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Graduate - Auditions: Harp

​​​​​We encourage all applicants, if at all possible, to audition in-person.  

  • Live audition dates are scheduled during the weekends in February. Review list of audition dates by instrument here.
  • ​Recorded video auditions are available by request and must be submitted by February 1 to your Blue Demon Domain (for undergraduates) or your application portal (for graduates/post-masters), in the “edit portfolio" section. To enable the recorded audition submission, contact 

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?​​