Admission Requirements French horn

  • Aptitude for and affinity with jazz and/or Latin; this must be apparent from the repertoire played: at least three prepared pieces, themes and improvisations (with variation in key and tempo, minor and major).
  • Prima vista playing a simple notated theme and/or chord progression.
  • Improvise by ear over a played chord progression.
  • Knowledge and command of the major scale, harmonic and melodic minor scales in all keys, with staccato or legato phrasing.