Viola audition repertoire

Undergraduate and graduate audition requirements

  • Three-octave major and minor scales at least in key signatures through four-sharps and four-flats
  • A slow/lyrical solo or etude
  • A fast/technical solo or etude
  • Sight-reading may be asked
  • Examples of Solos

  • Concerto in C Minor by J. C. Bach/Casadesus
  • Andante e Rondo Ungarese by C. M. v. Weber
  • Viola Concerto in D Major by K. Stamitz
  • Concerto in G Major by G. F. Telemann
  • Six Suites for Solo Viola (arr. From cello) by J. S. Bach (any movement is fine)
  • Suite Hebraique by E. Bloch

Viola studio website

Visit the viola studio website for more information about the program. 


Jacquelyn Schwandt, Viola
Office: Building 37, Room 101
Phone: 928-523-0230