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Horn Audition Requirements

Horn (BM, BME, IND, BA, BS, COMP, THER) Audition Requirements

Applicants are encouraged to prepare the following:

  • Two contrasting movements from the solo repertoire. Suggested works (but not limited to the following):

    • Mozart Concertos 2, 3, or 4, R. Strauss Concerto No. 1, Beethoven Sonata, Dukas Villanelle, Saint-Saens Morceau de Concert, or comparable selection

  • At least one etude. Suggested etude book (but not limited to the following):

    • Kopprasch Book 1 or 2, Maxime-Alphonse Book 2 or 3, Pottag Melodious Studies, or comparable etude selections.

  • Additional Requirements for Horn Performance (BM) 

    • Three standard orchestral excerpts.

Feel free to reach out to Jonas Thoms (jonas.thoms@mail.wvu.edu) with any questions about musical selections.

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