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Graduate Audition Requirements- Strings

Please scroll down for VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO and DOUBLE BASS

Information on the Graduate String Quartet TA program =>

Graduate Violin

Professor Elizabeth Chang,, (413) 545-0023   
Link to Violin Studio webpage

  • One movement from a major violin concerto
  • Two contrasting movements from the unaccompanied Bach Sonatas and Partitas (a dance movement and its double constitute one movement)
  • An etude or caprice by Paganini, Wieniawski, Gavinies, Rode or Dont Op. 35


Graduate Viola

Ronald Gorevic, instructor.
Questions, please contact:
Viola Studio website

  • Two contrasting movements from the Bach Cello Suites
  • One movement from a major concerto, such as Walton, Bartok, or Hindemith
  • An etude by Hoffmeister, Kreutzer or Fuchs


Graduate Cello

Professor Edward Arron,

  • The first movement of a major concerto
  • Two movements of a Bach Suite for Solo Cello
  • An etude by Popper or Piatti


Graduate Double Bass

Professor Salvatore Macchia,

  1. One movement of a major concerto
  2. A twentieth century unaccompanied solo piece
  3. Several contrasting orchestral excerpts