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

Are You Visiting Campus?

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

NIU open houses are scheduled throughout the year. These are good days to visit with me.

Greg Barrett


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