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美国音乐学院留学申请之密歇根大学音乐戏剧与舞蹈学院-木管与打击乐

Winds & Percussion

木管与打击乐

“没有任何一所学校能像密歇根大学这样给你归属感。我们不断地与他人互动,当我们做得更好时,我们也在彼此改善……我们都渴望并努力实现“对卓越的不懈追求”。SCOTT COPELAND (BM ’09, TRUMPET)

合作是木管、铜管和打击乐系的核心。在这里,学生们的表演机会比比皆是,可以参加各种类型的合奏团,并与音乐、戏剧和舞蹈学院(SMTD)的其他学科创造新的和无限的合作。

每周的专业一对一指导课程,教授是最容易接近和参与的导师,致力于学生作为个人和音乐家的成长。教师丰富的经验创造了无数资源,而他们对教学的承诺为学生提供了在当今音乐领域蓬勃发展所需的基础和现实指导。

表演是课程的核心部分,学生在有丰富演奏经验的教师和客座艺术家的指导下参加管弦乐队和室内乐合奏。

在音乐世界的每个角落都可以找到密歇根大学校友,无论是管弦乐团、乐队、音乐学院、录音棚还是其他各种合奏乐团。学生、教授和校友创建了一个紧密的社区,不管他们是想沉浸在古典剧目中,还是想探索当代音乐新领域,密歇根的学生都有足够的支持和资源追随他们的灵感。

学生可以使用Earl V. Moore Building里最先进的录音室。还能够通过学校EXCEL部门(Excellence in Entrepreneurship Career Empowerment & Leadership职业生涯和领导力)获得前所未有的创业和职业规划,这是美国在表演艺术领域资助学生创业的最高项目,目标是让所有的学生都能在自己的才能和技能的基础上建立自己的事业。

#Amy Porter, flute, and Christopher Harding, piano, Perform Mozart’s Andante in C Major, K. 315

开设学位有:

Bachelor of Music in Multiple Wind Instruments

Bachelor of Music in Performance: Winds & Percussion

Bachelor of Musical Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies: Winds & Percussion

Bachelor of Musical Arts in Performance: Winds & Percussion

Master of Music in Chamber Music: Winds & Percussion

Master of Music in Multiple Wind Instruments

Master of Music in Performance: Winds & Percussion

Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance: Winds & Percussion

Specialist in Music: Wind & Percussion Performance

现任木管与打击乐教师有:

Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert

自2007年起任教于密歇根大学音乐戏剧与舞蹈学院。师从David Weber、 Robert Marcellus、Stanley Hasty、 Richard Waller、Burt Hara和Judith Kalin-Freeman。

此前,1995年-2007年他是克利夫兰交响乐团的第二单簧管。

曾在2000年-2001年任教于纽约大学石溪分校和欧柏林音乐学院。

Daniel Gilbert在耶鲁大学取得其音乐学学士,随后在茱莉亚音乐学院完成其音乐学硕士课程。

加入克利夫兰交响乐团之前,Daniel以自由音乐家身份,定期参与包括大都会歌剧院、美国芭蕾舞剧院、新泽西交响乐团、纽约交响乐团、斯坦福德交响乐团和纽黑文交响乐团(1992年-1995年担任单簧管首席)等演出。

他于1994-1995年任美国五重奏的成员之一,也是一个活跃的室内乐音乐家,经常参与克利夫兰交响乐团室内乐系列、克利夫兰艺术室内乐系列和奥柏林室内乐系列演奏。

大师班和独奏会在世界各地受到好评。

 

Amy Porter

Amy Porter

毕业于茱莉亚音乐学院并在奥地利萨尔茨堡的莫扎特音乐大学进修。

作为一名活跃的独奏者,她经常与美国作曲家乐团、亚特兰大交响乐团、休斯顿交响乐团、奥马哈交响乐团合作。 她曾两度出现在台北国家音乐厅和斯基德莫尔学院的Arthur Zankel Music Center。

Amy Porter是第三届神户长笛国际比赛和Paris/Ville d’Avray International Flute Competition的获奖者。

2006年,她成为第一位获得密歇根大学亨利 · 罗素奖的表演艺术家以表彰她在音乐和教学上的杰出贡献。

等其他教师

面试要求:

本科:

巴松Basson:

现场面试:Prepare one or two movements from a standard concerto, sonata, or other major work for bassoon. In addition, please prepare two contrasting etudes equivalent in difficulty to the Concert Studeies by Ludwig Milde.

单簧管Clarinet:

Pre-Screening初选:Please submit video recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. (Total duration: 5–15 minutes; single movements of larger works are acceptable)

现场面试:Prepare two compositions of your choice from the basic repertoire representing different styles. In the case of compositions with several movements, it may not be necessary to play the complete work. In addition, please prepare two etudes showing legato style and articulation.

长笛Flute:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、B Major scale (2 octaves, not extended)

2、Any Minor scale of your choice (2 octaves, not extended)

3、Two contrasting pieces: Single movements of larger works are acceptable. Accompaniment is preferred if the piece has accompaniment.

现场面试:

Prepare three compositions from the standard solo flute repertoire. Please include a movement of a concerto as one of your selections. You may perform one movement from a composition with multiple movements or an advanced etude. Representative audition repertoire include Mozart concerti, Paris Conservatoire pieces, 20th century compositions, and French, German, or English Baroque sonatas.

In addition, please prepare two orchestral excerpts that represent your highest level of proficiency.

双簧管Oboe:

现场面试:Prepare approximately 20 minutes of major solo literature including music from the Baroque and 20th century periods. In addition, please prepare two orchestral excerpts of your choice. Knowledge of all major and minor scales is assumed, and sight-reading will be assessed.

萨克斯Saxophone:

Pre-Screening初选:Upload unedited video recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. Single movements of larger works are acceptable. Total duration should be 5–15 minutes.

现场面试:

1、Prepare 15 minutes of alto saxophone solo literature representing your highest proficiency. Suggested literature includes the Sonata by Creston, Concertino da Camera by Ibert, Concerto by Glazunov, and Prelude, Cadence et Finale by Desenclos.

2、In addition, please prepare two Ferling Etudes (one slow and one that displays your technical skills).

3、You will also be assessed on all twelve major scales (full range B-flat to F-sharp 3) and on major thirds in all keys (full range-varied articulations). Be prepared to demonstrate your altissimo skills, overtones, and/or altissimo scales. Tuning response will also be tested.

圆号Frech Horn:

现场面试:Prepare 20 minutes of solo/etude/excerpt literature representing different styles and your highest level of proficiency. In addition, sight-reading and two-octave major and minor scales may be assessed at the audition.

Multiple tonguing, lip trills, hand stopping, and transposition may be required in the sight-reading material. Memorization is expected for scales only.

长号Trombone:

现场面试:Prepare 15 minutes of contrasting solo and/or etude literature that represents your highest level of proficiency. Memorization is not required. In addition, you may be asked to sight-read and to play two-octave major scales from memory.

小号Trumpet:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、Vassily Brant, Orchestral Etudes: Etude #1

2、Ottorino Respighi, Pines of Rome: Mvt II — Off-stage trumpet solo

现场面试:

1、Prepare 20 minutes of the standard solo recital literature for trumpet representing your highest level of proficiency. Memorization is not required.

2、Additionally, please prepare a selection of excerpts from the orchestral repertoire representing your highest level of proficiency. Memorization is not required.

3、You may be asked to sight-read and to play two-octave major, minor, and chromatic scales from memory.

大号Tuba:

现场面试:

1、Prepare 10–15 minutes of solo or etude literature and/or orchestral excerpts representing your highest level of proficiency. Memorization is not required.

2、You may be asked to sight-read and to play two-octave major and chromatic scales from memory.

打击乐Percussion:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、Spoken Introduction: Please introduce yourself, tell us where you are from, and what repertoire you will be performing for your pre-screening video. Next, tell us what degree program you are interested in (music education, performance, etc.), and why you are interested in the percussion program at U-M.

(Total length: 2–3 minutes)

2、Snare Drum Solo or Etude (concert or rudimental—no orchestral excerpts)

3、Two-Mallet Solo or Etude (no orchestral excerpts)

4、Four-Mallet Solo or Etude

5、Timpani Solo or Etude: No solos from Elliot Carter’s Eight Pieces for Four Timpani. Please include video of yourself tuning the timpani prior to beginning to play.

现场面试:

1、Concert Snare Drum Solo or Etude

Delecluse, Cirone, Goldenberg, Peters, or equivalent

2、Rudimental Snare Drum Solo or Etude

Pratt, Wilcoxon, Tompkins, Markovitch, or equivalent

3、Two-Mallet Keyboard Solo, Transcription, or Etude

J.S. Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin, Suite for Solo Cello, Hatch: Furioso & Valse, Abe: Prism, G.H. Green/Breuer: Xylophone Rags, Goldenberg Etudes, or equivalent

4、Four-Mallet Keyboard Solo, Transcription, or Etude

Smadbeck: Rhythm Song, Abe: Frogs, Dream of the Cherry Blossoms, Michi, Stout: Two Mexican Dances, Sammut: Rotations, Libertango, or equivalent

5、Timpani Solo or Etude

Firth, Hochrainer, Peters, Carroll, Delecluse or equivalent
No solos from Elliot Carter
s 8 pieces for solo timpani. Timpani tuning and sight-reading will also be evaluated

研究生:

MM and SM in Performance Programs: Winds & Percussion

以下专业需要提交录像初选巴松、单簧管、Euphonium、长笛、圆号、打击乐、萨克斯风、长号、小号和大号。

巴松Basson:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、Mozart: Concerto in B-flat Major KV 191: Movement 1(complete, with cadenza; piano accompaniment optional but recommended)

2、Three contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice

3、A movement of a solo work or étude of your choice

现场面试:

Prepare two contrasting solo works from the standard repertory, two contrasting etudes and four orchestral excerpts. The solo works should demonstrate facility in different styles and/or time periods, and the excerpts should be chosen to highlight your skills in lyrical playing, high register playing, fast staccato, complicated technique, etc.

单簧管Clarinet:

Pre-Screening初选:

Upload unedited recordings of at least three contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable

现场面试:

Prepare a minimum of three compositions representing different styles from the basic clarinet repertoire and four orchestral excerpts of contrasting character.

长笛Flute:

Pre-Screening初选:

Upload unedited recordings of at least three contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable.

现场面试:

Prepare four compositions from the standard solo flute repertoire and four orchestral excerpts representing your highest level of proficiency. One of the compositions must be memorized. Please include a movement of a concerto as one of your selections. You may perform only two movements from a composition with multiple movements. Choose from the contrasting styles of the Baroque, Classical, French, or Contemporary literature. Skills are assumed in performance techniques appropriate to the graduate level. Be prepared to sight-read.

双簧管Oboe:

现场面试:

Prepare three complete works from the major solo repertoire, including music from the Baroque, Classical, and 20th-Century periods. Also prepare four orchestral excerpts of your choice. Familiarity with all major and minor scales and thirds is assumed. If you audition in person, you may be tested in sight-reading skills.

萨克斯Saxophone:

Pre-Screening初选:

Upload unedited recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable.

现场面试:

1、Prepare two major works for saxophone that will demonstrate your highest level of musical and technical development. It is recommended that at least one of the selections include one of the following works: Albright, Sonata; Bolcom, Lillith; Dahl, Concerto; Harbison, Sonata; Berio, Sequenze IXB; Denisov, Sonata; J.A. Lennon, Symphonic Rhapsody.

2、Jazz improvisation skills are welcomed and you are encouraged to request a separate audition with our Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation faculty. If you wish to take advantage of this, please contact the Auditions Coordinator to arrange your audition.

3、If you have played a recital, please bring with you a CD, if available, to supplement your audition.

圆号Frech Horn:

Pre-Screening初选:

Upload unedited recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable.

现场面试:

Prepare two complete compositions of your choice representing different styles. In addition, be prepared to play the first movement of Strauss’ Second Horn Concerto and five contrasting orchestral excerpts. You may be asked to play two-octave major and minor scales. Memorization is required for scales only. Proficiency is assumed in performance techniques appropriate to the graduate level.

长号Trombone:

Pre-Screening初选:

Tenor Trombone

Upload video recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable. Additionally, upload the following excerpts:

1、Berlioz: Hungarian March (Trombone 2)

2、Mahler: Symphony No. 3 — Movement I: first solo

3、Mozart: Requiem — Tuba Mirum

4、Ravel: Bolero

5、Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries — B Major section

Bass Trombone

Upload a video recording of the Sarabande from the Fifth Suite for Solo Cello by Bach as well as at least one additional piece of your choice and the following excerpts:

1、Berlioz: Hungarian March

2、Haydn: The Creation

3、Schumann: Symphony No. 3 (4th movement)

4、Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries — B Major section

5、Wagner: Das Rheingold — Entry of the Gods

现场面试:

Prepare the same repertoire as listed above for pre-screening, PLUS the Rossini Overture to William Tell.

小号Trumpet:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、Honegger: Intrada (complete)

2、Bach: Magnificat (opening to measure 35)

3、Stravinsky: Petrouchka (ballerina dance)

现场面试:

Prepare twenty minutes of the standard solo recital literature for trumpet and standard excerpts from the orchestral repertoire representing your highest level of proficiency. You are encouraged to demonstrate your knowledge of different stylistic periods and ability to perform on the piccolo. You will be asked to transpose while sight-reading. Skills are assumed in performance techniques appropriate to the graduate level.

大号Tuba:

Pre-Screening初选:

Upload unedited recordings of at least two contrasting pieces. Movements of larger works are acceptable.

现场面试:

Prepare fifteen minutes of solo literature and/or orchestral excerpts representative of your repertoire and of your highest proficiency. You are encouraged to demonstrate your knowledge of different stylistic periods. If auditioning in Ann Arbor, you may be asked to sight-read and play two-octave major, minor, and chromatic scales. Memorization is required for the scales but not for the solo literature. Skills are assumed in performance techniques appropriate to the graduate level.

打击乐Percussion:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、SPOKEN INTRODUCTION

Please introduce yourself, tell us where you are from originally, where you are currently studying and what your current degree program is. Please tell us why you are interested in the percussion program at the University of Michigan, what your career goals are (post-masters) and why you think Michigan would be the best institution to serve those goals. (3 minute max)

2、MALLET KEYBOARDS

Two mallets: one movement from J. S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin or Suites for Solo Cello – no repeats.

Four mallets: an advanced level marimba solo of your choice. (Vinao: Kahn Variations, Schwantner: Velocities, Thomas: Merlin, Lansky: Three Moves, Tanaka: Two Movements for Marimba, Miyake: Chain, or equivalent)

Excerpts:

Xylophone: Gershwin – Porgy and Bess (opening passage)

Glockenspiel: Mozart – Magic Flute

3、SNARE DRUM

Concert Buzz Roll: (pp-ff-pp approx. 45 seconds)

Rudimental: 32 bars of a rudimental snare drum solo/etude of your choice (Tompkins, Wilcoxon, Pratt, Markovitch, etc. or equivalent)

Concert: A concert-style snare drum solo/etude of your choice (Delecluse, Cirone, Peters, etc. or equivalent)

Excerpts:

Prokofiev: Lt. Kije – Birth of Kije (Rehearsals 1–2)

One additional contrasting excerpt of your choice

4、TIMPANI

(please include video of you tuning the drums before you play each selection)

Solo work: an advanced-level timpani solo/etude of your choice which demonstrates basic stroke/tone production and rolls at various dynamics (Lepak, Hochrainer, Goodman, Rabbio, etc. or equivalent)

Excerpts:

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 – Movement I (2 before T to 3 before U)

One additional excerpt of your choice

5、CHOOSE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Multi-Percussion: a full-length recording of a solo work of your choice (Lang: Anvil Chorus, Unchained Melody, Xenakis: Rebonds A or B, Kitazume: Side by Side, Hollinden: Cold Pressed, Kopetski: Canned Heat, or equivalent.)

Drumset: a sample of your time playing/ soloing in at least 3 contrasting styles. This may be done with a play-along recording, a live band, or unaccompanied solo. Examples may include: medium swing, uptempo swing, rock, funk, samba, bossa nova, songo, mambo, 12/8 Afro-Cuban, ballad-brushes, odd-time signatures, etc.

Global Music: a demonstration of your understanding of basic tones, sense of groove/feel and clear communication of style. May include, but not limited to: Afro-Cuban hand drums and percussion; Samba (all styles); pan-African hand drums and percussion; steel pan; middle-eastern frame drums/percussion; Asian festival drumming; other, etc.

Tonal Improvisation: demonstrate your abilities in this area through a solo work or an example with a supporting group. May include, but not limited to: Straight-Ahead Jazz/Bebop, Latin jazz, or jazz-fusion on Vibes/Marimba, Steel Pan, etc.

现场面试:

1、Please select music from the solo, concerto, and orchestral literature which demonstrates your highest musical and technical abilities in snare drum, mallet-keyboard instruments, and timpani. Examples of your playing on two and four mallet keyboard is required. Two orchestral excerpts each on snare drum, xylophone, glockenspiel and timpani is required. Sight-reading and timpani tuning will be evaluated. Applicants are required to demonstrate skills in all of the above instrumental areas. Memorization is neither required nor discouraged.

2、If you have a performance DVD of a solo or chamber music multiple percussion work, or if you have percussion skills in the areas of drum set, pan, and/or hand drumming, please bring a non-returnable copy of the DVD of your playing which demonstrates your highest musical and technical abilities in those areas.

Winds & Percussion DMA

巴松Basson

Pre-Screening初选:

Prepare a video recording of at least 30 minutes of music of your choice, including at least one standard work for bassoon and piano, at least one unaccompanied work for solo bassoon and 3-4 orchestral excerpts of your choice.

现场面试:

1、One complete Vivaldi bassoon concerto

2、The first and second movements of the Mozart Concerto, KV 191

3、One unaccompanied work from the 20th or 21st century

4、A work of the candidate’s choice from any musical period, preferably for bassoon and piano, or another unaccompanied work

5、Six contrasting orchestral excerpts, taken from the standard orchestral repertory

单簧管Clarinet

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

1、Concertos

1)Eighteenth or nineteenth centuries: Mozart, Molter, J. Stamitz, K. Stamitz, Weber, or Spohr

2)Twentieth century: Copland, Francaix, Hindemith, Nielsen, or Seiber

2、Sonatas

1)Eighteenth or nineteenth centuries: Devienne, Brahms, Danzi, or Weber

2)Twentieth century: Arnold, Bax, Hindemith, Martinu, or Poulenc

3、Other Solos

1)Unaccompanied: Bassett, Messiaen, W. O. Smith, Stravinsky, or Tomasi

2)With piano: Dautremer, Debussy, Francaix, Jeanjean, Lutoslawski, P. Pierne, Rossini, or Schumann

长笛Flute:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

1、A complete J. S. Bach sonata, partita, or suite

2、At least one of the following, performed from memory in its entirety:

1)A complete Mozart concerto

2)A complete 20th- or 21st-century concerto (EXAMPLE: Jolivet, Nielsen, Ibert, Foss, Rouse, Bolcom, Tower, Rivier, Liebermann or other)

3)Two additional complete works of contrasting styles and periods that showcase contemporary extended techniques and/or detailed performance practice (e.g., music by a living composer, a commissioned work, French conservatoire pieces, French, Italian or German Baroque pieces)

3、Six standard orchestral excerpts displaying a balance of technical and lyrical playing.

双簧管Oboe:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

Each applicant must be prepared to play two major works of the oboe literature from the Baroque period, two major works from the Classical or Romantic period, and two major contemporary works, to equal six (6) complete works which demonstrate technical facility, rhythmic complexity, and musical expression.

萨克斯Saxphone:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

1、ONE CONCERTO: One from the following:

1)Concerto of your choice

2)Ingolf Dahl – Concerto (preferred)

3)Alexander Glazounov – Concerto

4)Jacques Ibert – Concertino

5)John Anthony Lennon – Symphonic Rhapsodie (preferred)

2、SONATA: One from the following:

1)William Albright – Sonata (preferred)

2)Paul Creston – Sonata

3)Edison Denisov – Sonata (preferred)

4)John Harbison – San Antonio (preferred)

3、BAROQUE:

1)Soprano Saxophone: Repertory of your choice

2)Alto Saxophone: One from the following:

J.S. Bach – A Minor Sonata BWV 1013 (flute) 2 mvts. (preferred)

J.S. Bach – Suite No. 1 (cello) 1st mvt.

4、GENERAL: Two from the following:

1)Paul Bonneau – Caprice en forme de Valse (preferred)

2)Luciano Berio – Sequenza IXB

3)Alfred Descenclos – Prelude, Cadence et Finale (preferred)

4)Claude Debussy – Rhapsodie

5)Jules Demerssenman – Fantaisie (preferred)

6)Michael Djupstrom – Walimai (preferred)

7)John Anthony Lennon – Distances Within Me (preferred)

8)Robert Schumann – Romance from Three Romances

圆号Frech Horn

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

1、Mozart Concerto #2 or #4 (complete)

2、One complete Romantic recital piece or Concerto

3、One complete Modern/Contemporary recital piece or Concerto

4、Six contrasting orchestral excerpts

长号Trombone:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

高音长号Tenor Trombone:

1、One trombone concerto by Albrechtsberger, Grondahl, Jacob, Larsson, Rota, Tomasi or other concerti of similar level.

2、Select one sonata by Marcello or Telemann

3、One piece from the major sonata literature by Casterede, Ewazen, Hindemith or other work of similar level for trombone and piano.

4、Select one of the following unaccompanied works:

1)Bassett: Suite

2)Crespo: Imiprovisation No. 1

3)Hidas: Fantasia

4)Persichetti: Parable, op. 133

5、8 Orchestral Excerpts

6、All major and minor scales

低音长号Bass Trombone:

1、Bach Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 5

2、One major concerto by Ewazen, George, Lebedev, Spillman, Vaughn-Williams or other concerti of similar level.

3、One major work for bass trombone and piano by Bozza, Gillingham, Koetsier, Lassen, Semler-Collery, Wilder or other works of similar level.

4、Select one of the following unaccompanied works:

1)Fetter: Spain

2)Hartley: Sonata Breve

3)Hidas: Meditation

5、8 Orchestral Excerpts

6、All major and minor scales

小号Trumpet:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

Each applicant must be prepared to play one selection in categories 1 through 5, six or more selections from category 6, and sight reading at the discretion of the committee. An equivalent work substituted for one of the following should be of similar musical stature and difficulty.

1、Fasch, Concerto; Telemann, Concerto in D; L. Mozart, Concerto or equivalent baroque concerto originally written for the trumpet

2、Haydn: Concerto or Hummel: Concerto (in E or Eb)

3、Tomasi, Concerto; Jolivet, Concertino; Chaynes, Concerto or other similar twentieth-century concerto for trumpet and orchestra

4、H. Stevens, Sonata; K. Kennan, Sonata; Hindemith, Sonata; Ewazen, Sonata or equivalent sonata for trumpet and piano

5、A work of the candidate’s choice that would not appropriately fit in one of the above categories

6、Standard orchestral excerpts from Bruckner, Mahler, Respighi, Prokofiev, Ravel, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and/or Wagner

7、Sight reading

大号Tuba:

Pre-Screening初选和现场面试曲目要求如下:

1、The Ralph Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba, or another concerto of like difficulty

2、The Hindemith Sonata or another sonata of like or greater difficulty

3、An unaccompanied work of top difficulty, like the Kraft Encounters II or Penderecki Capriccio

4、Orchestral excerpts

5、A transcription of a composition written prior to 1800

6、All major and minor scales

7、Sight reading is possible

打击乐Percussion:

Pre-Screening初选:

1、MALLET KEYBOARDS

Four-Mallet Marimba: A major concerto or a solo work for marimba demonstrating advanced four-mallet marimba technique

Two-Mallet Marimba: A movement from J.S Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin or Suites for Solo Cello (no repeats)

Vibraphone Solo: A solo work of your choice

Xylophone Solo: A solo work from the ragtime era (may be performed with or without accompaniment)

Excerpts (Xylophone):

a) Messaien – Oiseaux Exotiques (6 to 7 & 26 to 29 – stop on the last beat of the bar before 29)

b) Gershwin – Porgy and Bess (opening passage)

c) One (1) additional excerpt of your choice.

Excerpts (Glockenspiel):

a) Mozart – Magic Flute

b) Respighi – Pines of Rome

c) Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty

2、SNARE DRUM

Concert Snare Drum Solo/Etude: A work demonstrating concert orchestral snare drum artistry, including rolls at varying dynamics, orchestral ornaments, rapidly shifting rhythms, etc.

Rudimental Snare Drum Solo/Etude: 32 bars of a rudimental solo of your choice.

Excerpts:

a) Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kije: Birth of Kije

b) Rimsky-Korsakov – Sheherazade (Mvt. 4)

c) One (1) additional excerpt of your choice

3、TIMPANI

Solo or Etude: A work which demonstrates tuning changes within the body of the composition as well as the quality of your stroke, tone, and rolls at various dynamics.

Excerpts:

a) Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis

b) Tchaikovsky – Symphony no. 4

c) One (1) additional excerpt of your choice.

4、MULTIPLE PERCUSSION

Solo: a full-length recording of an advanced-level solo work of your choice

5、ADDITIONAL AREAS – PLEASE CHOOSE TWO (2) OF THE FOLLOWING:

1)Drum Set: A sample of your time playing/ soloing in at least 4 contrasting styles. This may be done with a play-along recording, a live band, or unaccompanied solo. Examples may include: medium swing, uptempo swing, rock, funk, samba, bossa nova, songo, mambo, 12/8 Afro-Cuban, ballad – brushes, odd-time signatures, etc.

2)Global Music: A demonstration of your understanding of basic tones, sense of groove/feel and clear communication of style. May include, but not limited to: Afro-Cuban hand drums and percussion; Samba (all styles); pan-African hand drums and percussion; steel pan; middle-eastern frame drums/percussion; Asian festival drumming; other, etc.

3)Tonal Improvisation: Demonstrate your abilities in this area through a solo work or an example with a supporting group. May include, but not limited to: Jazz/Bebop, Latin-jazz, jazz fusion on Vibes/Marimba or Steel Pan.

4)Coaching/Conducting: A video of you coaching or conducting an ensemble either in rehearsal or performance. (no marching band/drumline videos, please)

现场面试:

1、A major concerto or a solo or chamber work for marimba demonstrating advanced four-mallet marimba technique

2、A representative work for xylophone from the ragtime era and symphonic excerpts

3、Works for snare drum: A work demonstrating concert orchestral snare drum artistry, including rolls at varying dynamics, ornaments, rapidly changing rhythms, shifting meters, and metric modulations, orchestral excerpts, a rudimental snare drum solo along the lines of a Wilcoxin or Pratt solo.

4、Works demonstrating timpani artistry: A tuning etude or work with significant pedal tuning, orchestral excerpts (Beethoven, Brahms, Hindemith, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Strauss, etc.)

5、(Optional) Selected orchestral excerpts for the following instruments: tambourine, triangle, cymbals, bass drum–submitted on DVD at the time of your live audition

6、(Optional) World Drumming which clearly demonstrates artistry, technique, and knowledge of percussion music from one or more of the following areas: Africa, India, Spain, Caribbean, Asia.

7、(Optional) Applicants are encouraged to prepare work(s) which clearly demonstrate skills in tonal improvisation. Tonal improvisation submissions can include standard Jazz tunes, original compositions, world music, or other works which demonstrate the applicant’s highest level of tonal improvisation. Please feel free to contact Professor Gramley if you have any questions.

8、(Optional) Please bring representative recorded (DVD/CD) samples of the applicant’s highest artistic representation of works in a chamber music context. Works can be on any of the above instrumental groups and should show a deep understanding of and a high level of performance in chamber music with percussi

学费:

本科:49.350美金/年(大一和大二),大三和大四52,814美金/年(大三和大四)

研究生:47.006美金/年

申请截止日期及语言要求:

申请截止日期:

12月1日

英语成绩:

雅思:硕士6,博士7

托福:学士和硕士88,博士100

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