Audition Requirements

Undergraduate Requirements: (Organ Performance)

All of the following, of which one must be from memory:

  • A work by J.S. Bach (e.g., prelude & fugue, trio sonata).
  • A 19th- or 20th-century composition (e.g., Mendelssohn, Franck, Vierne).
  • All major and minor scales (moderate tempo, four octaves).
  • Accurate and fluent sight-reading of four-part hymns.


Graduate Requirements: (Organ Performance)

All of the following, of which one must be from memory:

  • A major work by J.S. Bach
  • A major work of the 19th- or 20th-century.

*Recorded auditions must be submitted in DVD or video format and must show pedals.


Organ Scholarship Competition Requirements:

  • A work by J.S. Bach (e.g., a prelude & fugue, a movement from a trio sonata, a choral prelude from Orgelbuchlein).
  • A 19th- or 20th-century composition (e.g., Mendelssohn, Franck, Vierne).
  • Any three scales and arpeggios (four octaves).BB
  • Accurate and fluent sight-reading of four-part hymns.