Audition Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2020, at University of Arizona, School of Music, 1017 N. Olive Rd, Tucson, AZ.  Park your car at Speedway and Park (NE) Garage, then find the underpass on the east side of the garage.  Go south (go under Speedway), then you will come up to the School of Music on your right.  We are South-Central Region, and sign will be in blue. Check in School of Music, to get your audition sheet, and follow the instruction where to warm up, where to audition.  You need to arrive 1 hour before the audition time, then check in, warm up, and 15 min. before, you should be waiting to audition by the audition room.  (You need to get there by yourself!)

Scales are to be memorized.

Order of the Audition.  3 Scales with arpeggios (up to 4 sharps/flats), Excerpt 1,2,3 the Sight Reading. You are not to talk to the judge.  Scale must be played at one note = 120 or faster.  You only  have 7 min. to audition.

Regional Audition Set C will be used for 2019-2020. NEW Excerpts!!


For All State Audition, you are to play 1 min. of solo (must be from the list below).  3 Scales, Major and Minor from all keys (You don’t get to pick, FYI), Excerpt 4 and 5 and Sight Reading.

For All State Solo.

1. Barber: Concerto
2. Beethoven: Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
3. Brahms: Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 77
4. Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in g minor (1st or 3rd mvt.)
5. de Beriot: Concerto in a minor
6. de Beriot: Scene de Ballet
7. Dvorak: Concerto in a minor
8. Haydn: Concerto in C Major
9. Haydn: Concerto in G. No 7 Op. 76
10. Khatchaturian: Concerto
11. Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro
12. Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole
13. Mendelssohn: Concerto in e minor, Op. 64
14. Mozart: Concerti Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (1st mvt.only)
15. Paganini: Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 6
16. Prokofiev: Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 63
17. Ravel: Tzigane
18. Saint-Saens: Concerto No. 3 in b minor
19. Saint-Saens: Introduction & Rondo Capricioso
20. Sarasate: Ziguenerweisen, “Gypsy Airs”, Op. 20
21. Sibelius: Concerto in d minor, Op. 47
22. Tchaikovsky: Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
23. Viotti: Concerto No. 23 (1st mvt)
24. Wienawski: Concerto No. 2 in d minor, Op. 22 (1st mvt.)
1. Bach, J. C. /Cassadesus: Concerto in c minor (1st mvt.)
2. Bach, J. S.: Solo Suites (Preludes from II-VI)
3. Bartok: Concerto for Viola (1st & 2nd mvt.)
4. Bloch: Suite for Viola & Orchestra (mvt. 1, 2, 3, or 4)
5. Bloch: Suite Hebraique for Viola & Orchestra (1st mvt.)
6. Clarke, R.: Sonata (complete)
7. Handel/Casadesus: Concerto in b minor
8. Handoshkin: Concerto in C Major (1st mvt.)
9. Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher (1st mvt.)
10. Hoffmeister: Concerto for Viola
11. Hummel: Fantasie for Viola (complete)
12. Rolla: Concerto in Eb (mvt. 1, 2, or 3)
13. Schumann: Marchenbilder (1st, 2nd, 3rd mvt.)
14. Schulman: Variations (complete)
15. Stamitz: Concerto in D Major
16. Telemann: Concerto for Viola
17. Vaughan-Williams – Suite (from Group II, III)
18. Von Weber: Andante & Rondo Ungarese (complete)
19. Walton: Concerto for Viola
20. Zelter: Concerto for Viola
1. Bach, J. S./Cassadesus: Concerto in c minor
2. Bach, J. S.: Solo Suites, Preludes from II-VI
3. Barber: Concerto, op. 22
4. Boccherini: Concerto #3 in G major
5. Boccherini/Rose/Gruetzmacher: Concerto in Bb Major (1st mvt. or last)
6. Boccherini: Concerto in Bb Major (original version)
7. Bruch: Kol Nidrei Op. 47
8. Corelli: Sonata in d minor (2nd or 4th mvt.)
9. Dvorak: Concerto in b minor.
10. Elgar: Concerto in e minor, Op. 85
11. Frescobaldi/Cassado: Toccata
12. Haydn: Concerto in D Major, Hob VIIb
13. Haydn/Rose: Concerto in C Major (1st mvt.)
14. Kabalevsky: Concerto No. 1 in g minor, Op. 49
15. Lalo: Concerto in d minor
16. Popper: Elfantaz (Dance of the Elves)
17. Popper: Spinning Song, Op 55, No 1
18. Popper: Tarantella, Op. 33
19. Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante
20. Romberg: Concerto #2 in D Major, Op. 3
21. Saint-Saens/Rose: Concerto in a minor
22. Sammartini: Sonata in G Major (1st or 3rd mvt.)
23. Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 821 “Arpeggione”
24. Schumann: Concerto in a minor
25. Shostakovich: Concerto #1 in Eb Major, Op. 107
26. Shostakovich: Concerto #2, Op. 125
27. Shostakovich: Sonata in d minor, Op 40 (1st or 4th mvt.)
28. Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccioso, Op. 62
29. Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
1. Bach J. S./Barenreiter: Solo Suites, Preludes from II – VI
2. Bottesini: Concerto No. 1
3. Bottesini: Concerto No. 2
4. Capuzzi/Baines: Concerto
5. Cimandor: Concerto (1st mvt.)
6. Dittersdorf/Slatford: Concerto #2
7. Dragonetti/Nanny: Concerto
8. Eccles: Sonata in g minor (any mvt.)
9. Eichner: Concerto
10. Gliere: Four Pieces for Double Bass
11. Handel: Concerto in g minor
12. Hindemith: Sonata (1st or 2nd mvt.)
13. Koussevitsky: Concerto
14. Lorenzetti/Nanny: Gavotte
15. Mendelssohn: Song Without Words
16. Pichel: Concerto
17. Russell: Harlequin Concerto
18. Vanhal: Concerto for Double Bass
19. Vivaldi/Sankey: Concerto in a minor

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