Prospective Students

Students interested in studying trombone at Ohio Wesleyan University should contact Jeremy Smith, the trombone instructor, as soon as possible to set up an audition and complimentary lesson. Although it is recommended that prospective students audition in person, an audition tape may be submitted. For more information about applying and auditioning at Ohio Wesleyan University, please click this link.

Upcoming Audition Dates

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019
  • Sunday, March 3, 2019
  • Monday, March 25, 2019

The Audition

Your audition will consist of the following criteria. The music listed below are suggested materials.

  • Two Etudes (See Suggestions)
    • Bordogni/Rochut/Raph – Melodious Etudes for Trombone, Volume 1
    • Kopprasch – Sixty Studies for Trombone
  • Major Scales and Chromatic Scale
  • Solo (See Suggestions)
    • Class A solo piece
    • Galliard – Sonata (any two contrasting movements
    • Grafe – Concerto for Trombone
    • Guilmant – Morceau Symphonique
    • Barat – Andante et Allegro

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