Cello
Utility NavTop NavContentLeft NavSite SearchSite SearchSite Search

Cello

BACHELORS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
  • A movement of unaccompanied Bach

  • One movement of a concerto or a virtuoso piece

  • An étude or caprice

Note: Non-performance applicants should play at least one of the selections from memory. Performance applicants should play at least two of the selections from memory.


Master of Music & Graduate Professional Diploma

Note: All MM or GPD string applicants must audition with piano accompaniment for at least one work. If you require an accompanist for your audition, you may bring your own or request a Hartt accompanist. There is a $50 fee for a Hartt accompanist, which includes the audition and one 30-minute rehearsal (on the day of the audition). If you require an accompanist, you must notify Hartt Admissions at harttadm@hartford.edu at least three (3) weeks prior to your audition. Be sure to include your name, contact information, degree program, instrument, warm-up and audition times, and repertoire that requires accompaniment.

  • Two movements from a Bach Suite (memorized)

  • Two movements from a standard concerto from the Classical, Romantic, or 20th-century repertoire (memorized)

  • One work, or movement of a larger work, composed after 1945


Doctor of Musical Arts & Artist Diploma

Note: All DMA and AD candidates must audition with piano accompaniment where appropriate. If you require an accompanist for your audition, you may bring your own or request a Hartt accompanist. There is a $50 fee for a Hartt accompanist, which includes the audition and one 30-minute rehearsal (on the day of the audition). If you require an accompanist, you must notify Hartt Admissions at harttadm@hartford.edu at least three (3) weeks prior to your audition. Be sure to include your name, contact information, degree program, instrument, warm-up and audition times, and repertoire that requires accompaniment.

  • Three movements of a Bach Suite (memorized)

  • Two movements of a standard concerto (memorized)

  • Two movements of a sonata

  • One work, or movement of a larger work, composed after 1945


Preliminary Audition Recording for Doctor of Musical Arts and Artist Diploma candidates

All DMA and AD performance applicants must submit with their completed application a preliminary recording electronically, (via Youtube, Dropbox etc.), on or before the application deadline. All recordings must contain music of contrasting styles and periods within a time frame of 20 to 30 minutes maximum. Confirmation of your audition date will follow a positive review of the preliminary audition recording.