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Horn Audition Requirements

The following requirements for WVU School of Music horn applicants are for the BM, BME, IND, BA, BS, COMP and THER degree programs. 

Horn 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.