Wind, Brass and Percussion Studies

Wind and Brass Instruments:

Concentrations in: Performance, Music Education or Bachelor of Arts in Music

  • Major and chromatic scales—memorized.
  • Solo.
    • Memorization not required.
    • Suggested repertoire is contained in the OMEA contest list.
    • Compositions of equivalent difficulty may be substituted. 
    • Accompaniment is not required. 
  • Demonstration of sight reading proficiency.
Percussion Instruments:

Concentration in: Performance, Music Education or Bachelor of Arts in Music

  • A solo on all of the following:
    • Snare drum.
    • Percussion keyboard (mallets).
    • Timpani (Proficiency in tuning).
    • Accompaniment is not required. 
  •  Demonstration of sight reading proficiency on at least two of the above instruments. 
Wind, brass, and percussion minor:
  • Individuals interested in minoring must perform the above audition requirements and take the music theory placement test.
  • The piano placement test is optional.