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Auditions: Undergraduate - Oboe

​​​​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

  • A work written by an underrepresented or otherwise unjustifiably forgotten or marginalized composer of the candidate's choice. This work may have been written by a female, afro-descendant, LGBT+, Latinx, First Nation or aboriginal, or disabled composer, or anyone whom the candidate considers a person deserving of equal treatment.​
  • Two contrasting etudes showing the applicant's level of technical and musical ability (i.e. Barret, Ferling, etc.) 
  • At least one movement from a major tonal solo work of standard repertoire (Handel, Marcello, Saint-Saëns, Mozart, Haydn, Vaughan-Williams Concertos, Sonatas, etc.)
  • At least three standard orchestral excerpts (Brahms Violin Concerto II. mvt.; Rossini La Scala di Seta Overture; Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin I& III mvts.; Brahms, Symphony No. 2, III mvt.; etc.)

​​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?​​​