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Auditions: Graduate/Certificate - Trumpet

​​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

Solos
- 1st and 2nd movements of the Haydn trumpet concerto in E-Flat Major (on b-flat or e-flat trumpet)
- Intrada for trumpet and piano by Arthur Honnegger

Etudes
Charlier 2

Orchestra Excerpts
- Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade: beginning [2]
- Mahler - Symphony No. 5, mvmt. 1: beginning -4 after [1]
- Respighi - Pines of Rome: Mvmt 2: offstage solo
- Stravinsky - Petrouchka (1947 edition), 1 before [134]-[139]
- Handel - The Messiah, The Trumpet Shall Sound (on piccolo or D Trumpet)


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?​​