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Auditions - Undergraduate: 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)

  • ​Boshca: Etude 1 (Allegro Moderato) from Cinquante Etudes, Book 1
  • Naderman: Sonata n.2 from Sept Sonates Progressives I
  • Lariviere: 1st etude n. 36 Allegro​​​​​


  • Free choice from standard solo repertoire

Three contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice. Examples include: 

  • ​Tchaikovsky: Cadenzas from 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?​​