A recital program consisting of three or four pieces of contrasting style periods 

For example:

  • One work from the Baroque era
  • Complete sonata by Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven
  • Romantic, Impressionistic, or Twentieth/Twenty-first Century work 

Memorization required. 

In addition to pieces from the standard repertoire, the School of Music Piano Faculty encourages you to include works written by composers from your home country or pieces written by underrepresented composers such as women (e.g., Clara Schumann, Tania Leon), composers from Asia (e.g., Toru Takamitsu, Isang Yun), African Americans (e.g., George Walker, Florence Price) or others. 

In addition to the audition, students should the School of Music admissions office or upload to the graduate application an extensive repertoire list of solo and chamber music studied.

**Students interested in the Master of Music Piano Pedagogy Degree should a video demonstrating teaching.