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Auditions: Graduate/Certificate - Trumpet

​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

  • ​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 
  • Charlier 2 
Orchestral 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]-[1
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  • 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?​​