Specific admission criteria for Saxophone
In addition to the general admission criteria, there are also specific instrumental requirements. During the audition, you will perform at least one étude and a recital piece, unless indicated otherwise. The pieces mentioned are merely examples. You can also opt for other works of a similar level.
Your performing skills will be tested on the basis of:
- Major and minor scales and arpeggios (with up to six sharps and flats) along with the accompanying triads, to be played both staccato and legato;
- At least two études to be chosen from: H. Klosé’s15 Études chantantes / 25 Études de méchanisme or J. van der Linden’s 36 Études in majeur / 36 Études in mineur (Bergez);
- Recital pieces: R. Clerisse’s Serenade Variée, J. Ibert’s Melopee, Large d’or, Aria, Histoires, D. Milhaud’s Danse or R. Planel’s Suite romantique.