Audition Requirements

Piano

Two works of contrasting character from the standard repertoire that best represent your technical and musical ability. Please contact Dr. William Lipke to schedule your audition at walipke@adams.edu

Voice

Two solos, memorized, selected from standard solo literature (art songs, arias, musical theater, Solo & Ensemble concert pieces) in contrasting styles. Bring a copy of your music for the accompanist. In addition, you will be asked to vocalize and sight-read. Please contact Dr. Christine Keitges to schedule your audition at crkeitge@adams.edu

Woodwinds

Woodwinds: Two solos or etudes, selected from standard solo literature (All-State audition material or Solo & Ensemble concert pieces) in contrasting styles. Solos need not be memorized. Auditions also include scales and sightreading. Please contact Dr. Tracy Doyle to schedule your audition at tdoyle@adams.edu

Brass

Two solos or etudes, selected from standard solo literature (All-State audition material or Solo & Ensemble concert pieces) in contrasting styles. Solos need not be memorized. Auditions also include scales and sightreading. Please contact Dr. Tracy Doyle to schedule your audition at tdoyle@adams.edu

Strings

Two solos or etudes, selected from standard solo literature (All-State audition material or Solo & Ensemble concert pieces) in contrasting styles. Solos need not be memorized. Auditions also include scales and sightreading. Please contact Dr. William Lipke to schedule your audition at walipke@adams.edu

Guitar

Two solos or etudes, selected from standard solo literature in contrasting styles. Solos need not be memorized. Auditions also include scales and sightreading. Please contact Dr. Tracy Doyle to schedule your audition at tdoyle@adams.edu

Percussion

Perform a solo or etude on two or more of the following: Snare Drum, Mallet Percussion, Timpani, Multiple Percussion. Demonstrate rudiments and scales. Drum set styles are also encouraged. Please contact Professor James Doyle for specific questions and to schedule your audition at jwdoyle@adams.edu