Juries and Recitals

Jury Requirements for Violin, Viola, and Cello Students

Freshmen: Two contrasting works, one or both memorized

Sophomores (continuation jury): Two contrasting movements of Bach, memorized, one movement of a concerto or a showpiece, memorized

Junior, Senior: Two contrasting movements of Bach, memorized, an entire concerto or a comparable showpiece, memorized, and one movement of a sonata

First-year Graduate: Two movements of Bach, memorized, one movement of a concerto or a showpiece, memorized, and a movement of a sonata

Second-year Graduate/Advanced Certificate: Two movements of Bach, memorized, a complete concerto or comparable showpiece, memorized, a complete sonata or comparable work

Jury Requirements for Bass Students
Freshmen: Two contrasting movements plus orchestral solo(s), excerpts or Bourées from Bach Suite No. 3

Sophomores: Two contrasting movements of a Concerto, Sonata or similar showpiece plus orchestral solo(s), excerpts or Bourées from Bach Suite No. 3

Junior: (Recital Jury) Two movements of a concerto along with two additional works

Senior: (Recital Jury) Entire concerto or comparable work along with two additional works as assigned

First-year Graduate: Two movements of a concerto or sonata along with two other short works in contrasting style as assigned

Second-year Graduate: Recital Jury Full recital program to include a concerto
Recitals

All string performance majors are expected to present recitals during their course of study. Juniors must present a half-length recital and seniors, second-year graduate, and advanced certificate students must present a full-length recital. PhD candidates must present two full-length recitals.

You are required to be registered for both Private Lessons and Recital or—for graduate and advanced certificate students—Colloquy during the semester in which you are performing your recital. The course numbers are as follows: MPASS-UE 1111 (UG) or MPASS-GE 2111 (Grad).

Download a Recital Preparation Packet.
Book your Recital Space and Equipment.