Brass

Musical examples listed in parentheses are recommended but may be substituted by works of comparable length and technical difficulty.

French Horn

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Etudes Novelles Melodiques et Progressives, volumes 3–6, by Maxime-Alphonse)
  • One work from the standard repertory (a movement from a concerto by Mozart, from the Sonata by Beethoven)
  • One work from the 20th century (two contrasting movements from the Hindemith Sonata)
  • Sight reading

Trombone

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Melodious Etudes, Bk. 1, by J. Robchut)
  • One work from the standard repertory (a concerto movement by Rimsky-Korsakov)
  • One work from the 20th century (two contrasting movements from the Hindemith Sonata)
  • Sight reading

Trumpet

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Studies in Classical and Modern Style by Longinotti)
  • One work from the standard repertory (a concerto movement by Haydn, Hummel)
  • One work from the 20th century (two contrasting movements from the Hindemith Sonata)
  • Sight reading

Tuba

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Seventy B-flat Tuba Studies by V. Blazhevich)
  • One work from the standard repertory (Serenade No. 12 by Persichetti)
  • Sight reading