Summer 2019 Applicants
All selections must be unaccompanied.
1. Up to three minutes from any standard concerto.
2. Up to 3 minutes of a movement from any solo cello music – Bach or any other work for unaccompanied cello.
3. Richard Strauss “Ein Heldenleben” – beginning to 5 bars after rehearsal number 5.
4. Beethoven String Quartet, Op. 127 – Scherzo opening to bar 26; Finale bar 153-176.
Cellists have the option of a Live Audition or Video Upload Audition.
For Video Upload Audition applicants:
Upload one continuous, unedited audition video within the online application
(upload one video, not separate tracks; do not stop the camera between repertoire selections).
Include a verbal statement at the end of your audition video answering the following question in two minutes or less:
“Why would you like to spend a summer at the Music Academy of the West?”