Repertoire Requirements

  • Divisions I and II
    Two compositions from contrasting style periods, one from memory.
  • Division III
    Two Compositions from contrasting style periods. Memorization is optional.

Theory/Technique Requirements

  • Division I (Grades 3 – 6)
    Major scales -C through two sharps and two flats and arpeggios of same, played
    two octaves in eighth notes at MM quarter note- 60; all slurred, all tongued.
  • Division II (Grades 7 – 9)
    Add to Division I requirements: C through four sharps and four flats: and
    corresponding arpeggios, all slurred, all tongued.
  • Division III (Grades 10 – 12)
    All major and melodic minor scales and arpeggios for at least two octaves
    at various speeds up to MM quarter note – 60 in 16th notes; All slurred, all
    tongued, slur two — tongue two, and tongue two — slur two. Chromatic scales
    throughout the player’s range.