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Important Information

• Fellowships and scholarships are available to full-session applicants
• AUDIO audition recordings are required
• Tenor trombone must audition with tenor trombone repertoire
• Tenor trombone fellowship recipient chosen from general pool
• Bass trombone must audition with bass trombone repertoire

Fees & Deadlines
Deadline: January 2, 2018
Applications will be accepted beginning September 15, 2017

Application Fee

$25 If you apply by October 1, 2017
$60 If you apply by between October 2 and December 1, 2017
$125 If you apply between December 2, 2017, and January 2, 2018
2018 Teaching Faculty

Bass Trombone

Full Session

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 SEASON WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

  • Resume required
  • Two letters of recommendation encouraged but not required

Bass Trombone Audition Repertoire

The Aspen Music Festival and School bass trombone department will award one fellowship that covers tuition and room/board for the summer season. This fellowship offers the opportunity to play premiere assignments alongside artist-faculty from major U.S. orchestras or as principal in a variety of ensembles. Fellowships are awarded to the most outstanding applicants as deemed by the members of the AMFS Artist-Faculty.

The bass trombone fellowship is available.

All bass trombone applicants must submit the required bass trombone repertoire in INDIVIDUAL AUDIO TRACKS.
  • Two contrasting solo movements (fast, slow); accompaniment not required
  • BERLIOZ: Hungarian March (6 measures before Reh. 4 through 2 after Reh. 5)
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony 3 "Rhenish" (first 2 passages of movement 4)
  • WAGNER: Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre (major section only)
  • NIELSEN: Flute Concerto (solo at 81 until D)
  • RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome (Pines Near a Catacomb, 7 measures before Reh. 11 to 3 bars after Reh. 12)


CLICK HERE TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 
Recording Specifications
  • Recordings must be recent: made no more than three months prior to application.
  • Each excerpt or work must be played through without stopping.
  • All excerpts and works must be uploaded in the order listed.
  • Please label each upload with the name of the excerpt or work. DO NOT include your name.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO