The Arizona State University Horn Studio
Admission into performance programs (MUP 127/327 lessons) requires more advanced development of embouchure, articulation, range, tone and flexibility than is required for music education, theory, therapy, and Bachelor of Arts (MUP 111/311) programs. While orchestral excerpts are not required of performance applicants, the inclusion of several standard excerpts as a part of your audition is welcomed.
The entrance audition must display a level of development that allows you to start with the listed repertoire or comparable literature.
Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts
The entrance audition must display a level of development in embouchure, articulation, range, tone, flexibility and musicality that allows you to start with the listed repertoire or comparable literature. Live and recorded auditions are accepted; however, a slightly longer program of music is suggested for recorded auditions. Piano accompaniment is not required for brass auditions.
Prescreening for doctoral applicants: In order to be considered for a live, in-person audition, applicants for all doctoral performance concentrations at ASU must submit a prescreening recording. The brass requirements are:
For tips please see also this page in Horn Matters. Submissions may be in video or audio format.
Note: If there is a difference between the ASU School of Music website and this page in terms of Horn Audition Requirements, this page is the current version.
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|Contact Dr. Ericson at:
School of Music, Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405
Phone: (480) 965-4152
Dept. Fax: (480) 965-2659.