Welcome to Arkansas State University!


Undergraduate

Keyboard

  • A two mallet marimba solo from,  MODERN SCHOOL FOR XYLOPHONE – Goldenberg –   Chappell/Presser      
  • All major scales - two octaves on marimba

Snare Drum

  • A snare drum solo from PORTRAITS IN RHYTHM by Anthony Cirone or from DOUZE ETUDES by Delecluse 
  • Flams, Ruffs, Flam Tap, Flam Accent, Flam Paradiddle, Drag Tap, Five Stroke Roll, Seven Stroke Roll, Nine Stroke Rolls, Single Ratamacue

Timpani

  •  A four drum timpani solo from Timpani ‐ MUSICAL STUDIES FOR THE INTERMEDIATE TIMPANIST –  Whaley – JR Publications (Revised 2014)      

Graduate

Keyboard

  • A two mallet marimba solo 
  • A four mallet marimba solo
  • Xylophone -Colas Breugnon-  Kabalevsky - Colas Breugnon Overture: 36 to 42

Snare Drum

  • A snare drum solo from PORTRAITS IN RHYTHM by Anthony Cirone or from DOUZE ETUDES by Delecluse 
  • Lt. Kiji Prokofiev - Mvt. 1 -The Birth of Kiji
  • Scherezade Mvt 3,  Mvt 4 P to R

Timpani

  •  Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture: E to F, N to O, U to the end
  •  Strauss: Burleske Opening To A (Count All Rests)

Please feel free to contact Professor Craig Collison at ccolliso@astate.edu with any questions about auditions.