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Viola Audition Requirements

School of Music viola applicants should be prepared to present the following at their audition:

  • An etude from etude books appropriate for each instrument such as Fiorillo, Kreutzer, Dont, Rode, Mazas, Kayser, Popper, etc.
  • Two contrasting works from two different stylistic periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or 20th Century or 21st Century) of the standard solo repertoire. These can include entire works or individual movements from a major concerto, sonata, or suite.
  • Two or three octave scales may be requested at the audition

For questions regarding viola audition requirements, please contact Professor Houde at andrea.houde@mail.wvu.edu.