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Woodwinds

Degree Offerings
• Bachelor of Arts
• Bachelor of Arts Specialization in
  Instrumental Jazz Studies
• Bachelor of Music Education
   (K-12 cert.)
• Bachelor of Music Performance
• Bachelor of Music Composition
• Music Minor
• Master of Music Education
• Master of Music Performance
• Master of Music Composition
 
 
 
 
Ensembles
• Symphonic Wind Ensemble
• Symphony Orchestra
• Concert Band
• Jazz Bands I, II, III
• Jazz Combos
• Grizzly Marching Band
• Flute Choir
• Clarinet Choir
• Saxophone Quartets
• Woodwind Chamber Music
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entrance & Scholarship
Audition Information
2013-2014
  • 10/11/2013 UMusic
  • 11/15-17/2013 Honor Band
  • 11/22-23/2013 Audition Day
  • 02/07-8/2014 Audition Day
  • 02/22/2014 Audition Day
Applications & Auditions by CD Due: March 1
Call 406-243-6880
In addition to numerous
opportunities to perform
with UM's ongoing
ensembles, woodwind
players may study privately
and participate in chamber
music ensembles, including
saxophone quartets,
woodwind quintets, and
other smaller chamber
groups. Private instruction
is available in flute, oboe,
clarinet, saxophone, and
bassoon with members of
the UM woodwind faculty
qualified by training and
experience to provide
enriching applied
instruction.
Requirements for all new and transfer students wishing to enter
into woodwind studies as a major or minor are as follows:
 
Chromatic scale ascending and descending full range of instrument
in slurred 16th note patterns at quarter note = 60.
 
All major scales, ascending and descending two complete octaves*
slurred 16th notes at quarter notes = 60.
•  Clarinets: E, F, G scales should be performed 3 octaves
•  Saxophones & Oboes: F#, G, Ab and A should be performed one octave
  • Bassoons: Bb, B and C should be performed 3 octaves
Two contrasting solos/etudes/passages demonstrating lyrica and
technical command of the instrument.
 
All students expected to sight read during the audition.
 
All students applying to Jazz Studies program must improvise during
the audition.
 
*Requirements for scholarship consideration are the same.
 
Contact:
University of Montana
School of Music
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-7992
Phone: 406-243-6880
Web: umt.edu/music