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The following repertoire list is applicable to all music major, minor and scholarship applicants. Should you like to substitute one of the required solo works with a standard orchestral/band excerpt, please contact Dr. Tang at longtao.tang@pepperdine.edu.

All materials must be submitted via SlideRoom

Each applicant to the instrumental performance program is also required to participate in an interview with the music faculty. Participating in a live audition day, either virtually or in-person, will fulfill this requirement. If you are unable to participate in a live audition day, please reach out to the Fine Arts Recruitment Office to schedule your interview. 


Audition Requirements for Harp

First-Year Students

  • An etude exemplifying the applicant's technical standard; i.e., Bochsa #1
  • Orchestra excerpt: Waltz of the Flowers Cadenza- Nutcracker Suite
  • Two solos works of contrasting in tempo and style.

Transfer Students

  • One of the Naderman Sonatas #1-7
  • Twentieth century solo work.

Harps are available on campus for those traveling. Please contact Pierre Tang at longtao.tang@pepperdine.edu.

For more information, please contact the Fine Arts Recruitment Office at 310.506.4111, or via email at fineartsrecruit@pepperdine.edu.