Repertoire

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Kevin Sun performing with the Honors Jazz Band at the MFA National Festival

Accompaniment is always required when applicable. Each category requires 3 separate pieces.

2016 Classical Clarinet:

  • Igor Stravinsky – 3 Pieces for Clarinet Solo
  • Johannes Brahms – Clarinet Sonata Opus 120 No. 2 (1st movement)
  • A contrasting work of applicant’s choice – not to exceed 15 minutes

Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here.

All materials must be uploaded by December 9th, 2015.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th, 2016.


2016 Classical Saxophone:

  • Robert Muczynski –  Sonata (both movements)
  • Alexander Glazounov – Concerto (beginning through end of cadenza)
  • A contrasting work of applicant’s choice – not to exceed 15 minutes

Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here.

All materials must be uploaded by December 9th, 2015.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th, 2016.


2016 Jazz:

Repertoire to include one ballad, one medium tempo, and one up tempo song.

Please choose one from each category:

  • Ballad:
    • Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
    • Old Folks – Willard Robison
    • Embraceable You – George Gershwin
  • Medium tempo:
    • Stairway to the Stars – Matt Maineck
    • The More I See You – Harry Warren
    • Have You Met Miss Jones? – Richard Rogers
  • Up Tempo:
    • I Want To Be Happy –  Vincent Youmans
    • Be-Bop – Dizzy Gillespie
    • Rhythm-A-Ning -Thelonious Monk

Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here.

All materials must be uploaded by December 9th, 2015.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th, 2016.