Musical examples listed in parentheses are recommended, but may be substituted by works of comparable length and technical difficulty.
- A sacred or secular aria from the Baroque
- A song from the 19th or early 20th century from the German or French repertory
- An operatic aria and/or an aria from the standard oratorio repertory
- A 20th-century song, aria or chamber work (that can be performed with piano accompaniment)
- Any other song or aria (applicant's choice)
- Sight reading