The College of Arts and Architecture


Auditionees for the trumpet studio should be prepared to perform the following:

  • any two movements or sections (contrasting tempi) of a sonata or concerto for trumpet, or any standard solo trumpet piece
  • an etude or study
  • all major scales, two octaves when possible
  • chromatic scale, full range, slurred and/or tongued
  • lip slurs
  • prepared orchestral excerpts, if desired

Auditionees will also be asked to sightread.

For directions about formally applying to Penn State, please visit Application Process. Once the application has been submitted, please schedule an audition by completing the online scheduling form.

Instructor: Dr. Langston Fitzgerald III