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Technique & Repertoire

Piano Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

Scales of programmed repertoire pieces (1 octave HT) (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL II

Scales in C, D, E, F, G, A Major (2 Octaves HT) (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL III

Scales and Arpeggios in B, B-flat, E-flat, A-flat, D-flat, G-flat Major and G, C, F Minor HT (2 or 4 Octaves) (perform your choice of 1)

Czerny op.139 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL IV

Scales and Arpeggios in C-sharp, G-sharp, F-sharp, B-flat, E-flat minor HT (4 Octaves) (perform your choice of 1)

Czerny Etude op. 849 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL V

Scales and Arpeggios in all Major and Minor keys (perform your choice of 1)

Czerny op. 299 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL VI

One Etude from Chopin or Liszt (perform your choice of 1)

Violin Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

1 Octave C Major, A Major, D Major Scales and Arpeggios 

(perform your choice of 1)

2 Octave G Major Scale and Arpeggios

LEVEL II

2 Octave G Major, A Major/minor, B-flat Major, D Major Scales 

(perform your choice of 1)

2 Octave D Major, C Major Scales in 3rd position (perform your choice of 1)

Wohlfahrt Op.45, Vol.1 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL III

2 Octave G Major, A Major/minor, B-flat Major, D Major Scales 

(perform your choice of 1)

2 Octave D Major, C Major Scales in 3rd position (perform your choice of 1)

Wohlfahrt Op.45 Vol.2 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL IV

Wohlfahrt Op.45 Vol.2 (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1:

Schradieck Technical Studies Book I

Whistler Introducting the Positions Book 1

Ivan Galamian/Frederick Neumann Contemporary Violin Technique Vol.1

LEVEL V

Perform your choice of 2:

Wohlfahrt Sixty Studies Op.45

Schradieck Technical Studies Book I

Whistler Introducing the Positions Book 1

Ivan Galamian/Frederick Neumann Contemporary Violin Technique Vol.1

Mazas Etudes Speciales

Fiorillo 36 Etudes or Caprices

Carl Fresch Scale System

LEVEL VI

Perform your choice of 2:

Sevcik Exercises in Double-Stopping Op.8

Dont 24 Studies Op.35, 37

Rode 24 Caprices

Dounis School of Violin Technique

Wieniawski Ecole Moderne Op.10

Carl Flesch Scale System & Galamian Scale

Viola Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

Wohlfahrt Foundation Studies Book 1, No. 1, 5, 6, or 7 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL II

Wohlfahrt Foundation Studies Book 1, No. 10, 12, 14, or 16 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL III

Mogill Scale Studies for Viola No. 3 or 4 (perform your choice of 1)

Wohlfahrt Foundation Studies Book 1, No. 18, 22, 27, or 30 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL IV

Mogill Scale Studies for Viola No. 8 or 9 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL V

Perform your choice of 1: 

Carl Flesch Scale System, a minor No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, C Major No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, e minor No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, G Major No. 5, 6, and 7

LEVEL VI

Perform your choice of 1: 

Carl Flesch Scale System, b minor No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, D Major No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, d minor No. 5, 6, and 7

Carl Flesch Scale System, F Major No. 5, 6, and 7

 

Perform your choice of 1: 

Kreutzer 42 etudes No. 12

Kreutzer 42 etudes No. 16

Kreutzer 42 etudes No. 25

Cello Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

C, G, D Major 1-Octave Scale (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL II

C, G, D Major/minor 2-Octave Scale (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1:

Alwin Schroeder 170 Foundation Studies for Cello 

Feuillard Methode for the Young Cellist

LEVEL III

C, D Major/minor 3-Octave Scale (perform your choice of 1)

A, E Major/minor 2-Octave Scale (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1:

Rich Mooney Thumb position for cello book 1 

Lee Forty Easy Exercises op.70 

LEVEL IV

C, D Major/minor 4-Octave scale (perform your choice of 1)

G, A, E Major/minor 3-Octave scale (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1:

Duport 21 Etudes 

Dotzauer 113 Studies 

Popper

LEVEL V

Every Major/minor 4-Octave scale (perform your choice of 1)

Popper 40 Studies High School of Cello Playing op.73 (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL VI

Popper High School of Cello Playing (perform your choice of 1)

Piatti 12 Caprices op.25 (perform your choice of 1)

Flute Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

Scales: C, F, G Major (1 Octave) (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL II

Scales: B-flat, D Major (1 Octave) (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL III

Scales and Arpeggios: C, F, B-flat, E-flat, G, D, A (2 Octaves) (perform your choice of 1)

Chromatic Scale: 2 Octave (starting at any note) (perform your choice of 1)

Etudes: Rubank Advanced Method, v. 1 Articulation Studies (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL IV

Scales and Arpeggios: C, F, B-flat, A-flat, G, D, A, E (2 Octaves) (perform your choice of 1)

Chromatic Scale: 2 Octave (starting at any note) (perform your choice of 1)

Etudes: Rubank Advanced Method, V. 2 Articulation Studies (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL V

Scales and Arpeggios: All Major keys (2 Octaves) (perform your choice of 1)

Chromatic Scale: Full Range (perform your choice of 1)

Etudes: Voxman Selected Studies (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL VI

Scales and Arpeggios: All Major and Minor Keys (Melodic Minor) (perform your choice of 1)

Chromatic Scale: Full Range (perform your choice of 1)

Etudes: Etudes by Andersen, Kohler, Demersseman, Karg-Elert (perform your choice of 1)

Clarinet Solo Technique 

LEVEL I

1 Octave F, G Major Scales (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL II

1 Octave C, B-flat, D, A Major Scales (perform your choice of 1)

LEVEL III

2 Octave All Major Scales (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1 Technical Etude:

Voxman Rubank Advanced Method Book 1 pp. 49-57

Voxman Selected Studies

LEVEL IV

All Major Scales, Full Range (perform your choice of 1)

 

Perform your choice of 1 Technical and 1 Lyrical Etude:

Melodic and Progressive Studies for Clarinet

LEVEL V

Perform your choice of 1 Technical and 1 Lyrical Etude:

Rose 32 Etudes

Rose 40 Studies

Cavallini 30 Capricci

LEVEL VI

Perform your choice of 1 Technical and 1 Lyrical Etude:

Jeanjean 16 Etudes Modernes

Jeanjean 18 Etudes for the Clarinet

Nicolo Paganini Clarinet 14 Caprices

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