Trumpet


View trumpet audition requirements for the following ensembles:


RYO Audition Requirements for Trumpet

Scales and arpeggios

All scales and arpeggios are to be MEMORIZED. Scales listed are your starting note. Do not transpose to concert pitch. The GMEA pattern is acceptable, two octaves is preferred except where noted differently.

Trumpet: Major Scales on D and E (one octave), G (two octaves), all with arpeggios. Chromatic Scale 2 octaves on G.
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Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required RYO Excerpt: Coming soon

Sight Reading

Students will be asked to sight-read one or two examples at the RYO level.

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AYO Audition Requirements for Trumpet

Scales and arpeggios

All scales and arpeggios are to be MEMORIZED. Scales listed are your starting note. Do not transpose to concert pitch. The GMEA pattern is acceptable, two octaves is preferred except where noted differently.

Trumpet (your starting note): Major Scales on A, B major (2 octaves), B harmonic minor, with arpeggios. Chromatic Scale 2 octaves on Bb.

Solo Piece (played without accompaniment)

Student should choose a piece that demonstrates their best ability.

Required Excerpts

Please prepare the required AYO Excerpt: Coming soon

Sight Reading

Students will be asked to sight-read one or two examples at the AYO level.
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