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Auditions: Undergraduate - Clarinet

​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.

All clarinet applicants are required to submit a pre-audition screening video by December 1. Audio files will not be accepted.

First you must apply to the DePaul School of Music. After you submit your online application, you may upload your pre-audition video at the following website:

All videos received after December 1 will only be considered based on the availability of audition times.

Pre-screening Requirements

  • One movement of a solo work from the standard repertoire
  • Two orchestral excerpts of the applicant's choice
Each piece should be recorded in a single take and uploaded as an individual track. Recordings of individual tracks edited together from multiple takes are not appropriate. Files must be video files, audio files will not be accepted.

​ Live Audition Requirements

  • Weber Concertino in E-flat, Op. 26 or Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K 622, Movement I

  • Two contrasting etudes of the applicant’s choice

  • Two orchestral excerpts of the applicant's choice ​

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?​​