All applicants must audition in person to be considered for admission and scholarship. DVDs from applicants living outside the continental U.S. will be considered on a case by case basis. Please direct all questions to Ben Crofut, instructor of string bass, at (205) 348-9121 or bcrofut@ua.edu.

BM Music Performance

  • A/B♭ scales and arpeggios in two octaves.
  • Two contrasting solo works or comparable études from the standard literature.
  • Two contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice.

BS Music Education

  • A/B♭ scales and arpeggios in two octaves.
  • Two contrasting solo works or comparable études from the standard literature.
  • Two contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice.

BM Music Therapy

  • A/B♭ scales and arpeggios in two octaves.
  • Two contrasting solo works or comparable études from the standard literature.
  • Two contrasting orchestral excerpts of your choice.

MM Music Performance

  • 1st and 2nd movement of a standard Double Bass concerto (Dragonetti, Dittersdorf, Vanhal, Bottesini, or Koussevitsky) with cadenza.
  • One movement from any of the Six Cello Suites by J.S. Bach
  • One solo piece of your choice.
  • Three contrasting excerpts from the standard orchestral literature.

DMA Music Performance

  • A complete concerto from the standard repertoire.
  • A complete sonata.
  • A solo work written after 1945.