Woodwind

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

Bassoon

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (25 Studies, Op. 24 in All Keys by L. Milde)
  • One work from the standard repertory (two contrasting movements from a sonata by Galliard, a concerto movement by Mozart)
  • One work from the 20th century (Hindemith Sonata)
  • Sight reading

Clarinet

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Seize Etudes Modernes by P. Jeanjean, studies by Polatschek, Rose or Bearmann)
  • One work from the standard repertory (two contrasting movements from a concerto by Mozart, Stamitz or Weber, from a Sonata by Brahms or Danzi)
  • One work from the 20th century (Smith, Stravinsky, Poulenc)
  • Sight reading

Flute

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Twenty Four Caprices by W. Schade, Studies by Andersen)
  • One work from the standard repertory (two contrasting movements from a concerto by Mozart)
  • One work from the 20th century (two contrasting movements from the Hindemith Sonata, Poulenc Sonata)
  • Sight reading

Oboe

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Forty-eight Famous Studies by W. Ferling)
  • One work from the standard repertory (two contrasting movements from a sonata or concerto by Handel, Vivaldi)
  • One work from the 20th century (two contrasting movements from the sonatas by Poulenc, Hindemith)
  • Sight reading

Saxophone

  • Scales, all keys: major, minor, chromatic, through two octaves
  • A technical study (Thirty Grand Exercises or Etudes by M. Mule, or a jazz etude)
  • One work from the standard repertory (two contrasting movements from a solo work by E. Bozza, P. Creston)
  • Sight reading