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Requirements for the Orchestral Instruments master’s program – Tuba major

The following works must be prepared for the Performance master’s program proficiency test:

For prospective Orchestra majors:
1. The first, second and third movements from the Tuba Concerto by R. V. Williams
2. Two movements from representative works from the tuba literature. Main exam focus: Original compositions
3. Four common audition passages of the player’s choice, two on the F tuba and two on the B-flat tuba
4. A short piece on the B-flat tuba

For prospective Chamber Music majors:
1. The first, second and third movements from the Tuba Concerto by R. V. Williams
2. Two movements from representative works from the tuba literature. Main exam focus: Original compositions
3. A movement from a chamber music work of the player’s choice with a prominent tuba part, such as Four Outings for Brass by A. Previn For prospective Music Promotion majors: a short, artistically prepared introduction (of about 5 minutes) to the program of the proficiency testThe examining boards reserve the right to make a selection from the pieces.Contact:

Prof. Hans Nickel

      

Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
Fon: +49.211.49 18 -0 Fax: +49.211.49 11 6 18 www.rsh-duesseldorf.de