Application Requirements

Audition Requirements

At your clarinet audition, be prepared to play:

  • Major and chromatic scales, slurred and tongued at a moderate tempo
  • Sight reading
  • From the Rose Etudes, one slow etude and one fast etude
  • A solo work of your choice like
    • Mozart, Clarinet Concerto
    • Brahms, Clarinet Sonatas
    • von Weber, Concertino

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I encourage you to have a free lesson with me. Contact me at or 815-753-8004 to arrange a time.

Schedule a visit to see the campus and all that the School of Music has to offer.

Greg Barrett


Gregory Barrett
NIU School of Music
1425 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115