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Entrance & Scholarship Audition Information 2013-2014
  • 10/11/2013 UMusic
  • 11/15-17/2013 Honor Band
  • 11/22-23/2013 Audition Day
  • 2/07-08/2014 Audition Day
  • 02/22/2014 Audition Day
  • Scholarship Audition Deadline: March 1, 2014
Requirements for all new and transfer students wishing to enter
into woodwind studies as a major or minor are as follows:
 
Chromatic scale ascending and descending full range of instrument
in slurred 16th note patterns at quarter note = 60.
 
All major scales, ascending and descending two complete octaves*
slurred 16th notes at quarter notes = 60.
•  Clarinets: E, F, G scales should be performed 3 octaves
•  Saxophones & Oboes: F#, G, Ab and A should be performed one octave
  • Bassoons: Bb, B and C should be performed 3 octaves
Two contrasting solos/etudes/passages demonstrating lyrical and
technical command of the instrument.
 
All students expected to sight read during the audition.
 
All students applying to Jazz Studies program must improvise during
the audition.
 
*Requirements for scholarship consideration are the same for each instrument.
 
Degree Offerings
• Bachelor of Arts
• Bachelor of Arts Specialization in
  Instrumental Jazz Studies
• Bachelor of Music Education
   (K-12 cert.)
• Bachelor of Music Performance
• Bachelor of Music Composition
• Music Minor
• Master of Music Education
• Master of Music Performance
• Master of Music Composition

Ensembles
• Symphonic Wind Ensemble
• Symphony Orchestra
• Concert Band
• Jazz Bands I, II, III
• Jazz Combos
• Grizzly Marching Band
• Flute Choir
• Clarinet Choir
• Saxophone Quartets
• Woodwind Chamber Music

Contact:
Dr. Jennifer Cavanaugh
University of Montana
School of Music
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-7992
Phone: 406-243-6880

Email:  jennifer.cavanaugh@umontana.edu