Department of Music

Audition Requirements


Applicants should prepare one solo in each of the following three percussion categories: snare drum, timpani, and mallet keyboard. Also expected will be major scales and sight-reading in one category of your choice.

Snare Drum: Whaley, Recital Solos for Snare Drum; and either: Wilcoxon, The All American Drummer; or a rudiments demonstration.
Marimba or Xylophone: McMillan, Masterpieces for Marimba; Whaley, Musical Studies for the Intermediate Mallet Player; or Metzger, Double East.
Timpani: Schinstine, Tymp Tunes