String Department Handbook

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COMPILED AND EDITED BY PROF. NICHOLAS GOLUSES
EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

© 2000 by Eastman School of Music

Updated Requirements for Viola Performer’s Jury Program:

. a complete major concerto, memorized

. a complete major sonata

. a work prepared by the student, unassisted by any professor

. two contrasting movements of solo Bach, memorized

. a work composed within the last 50 years OR a work or significant movement demonstrating virtuosity

*for MM and DMA juries, requirements are the same as above, MINUS the self-prepared piece

* for Non-PC Junior Jury: Two mvts of a Concerto, a major sonata (not of the Baroque), two contrasting movements of solo Bach memorized, and a work composed in the last 50 years OR a work or movement demonstrating virtuosity (can be a difficult etude or orchestral excerpt)