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Undergraduate Audition Days for Fall 2024 admittance have been set:

To apply for admission to the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music, please visit the Hugh Hodgson School of Music website.   Application Materials must be completed by the postmark deadline of January 1, 2024.   Follow the step-by-step guidelines to apply today!


Dates for Campus Auditions are:


























The following degrees require an audition for entrance into the program and the UGA Trombone Studio:

  • Bachelor of Music Education

  • Bachelor of Music | Performance; Composition; Therapy

  • Bachelor of Arts

  • Music Minor


Interested students should choose two contrasting selections (an etude and a solo) that demonstrate musicianship and technical facility.    Students may also be asked to play major scales (2 octaves where possible) and sight-reading.


Suggested repertoire list below, but feel free to consult with Dr. Bynum if you have prepared something off-list.  Be sure to select repertoire that showcases your competence, versatility, and overall level of musicianship.  Play to express - not to impress.  


Tenor Trombone - Suggested Etudes:

  • Bordogni:  Complete Vocalises  (#2-16)

  • Blazhevich: Clef Studies (#41-60)

  • Tyrell: 40 Progressive Studies (#1-15)

  • Voxman: Selected Studies (any)


Tenor Trombone - Suggested Solos:

  • Barat: Andante & Allegro

  • David: Concertino

  • Galliard: Sonatas #1, 3, or 5

  • Grondahl: Concerto

  • Guilmant: Morceau Symphonique

  • Jacob: Concerto

  • Larsson: Concertino

  • Rimsky-Korsakov:  Concerto 

  • Saint-Saens: Cavatine

  • Sulek: Sonata vox Gabrieli

  • Telemann: Sonata in f minor

  • Weber: Romance


Bass Trombone - Suggested Etudes:

  • Bordogni: Complete Vocalises - 8vb  (#2-16)

  • Blazhevich: Low Range Studies (#12-25)

  • Grigoriev: 24 Studies (#2-20)

  • Maenz: 12 Studies (any)


Bass Trombone - Suggested Solos:

  • Capuzzi: Andante & Rondo 

  • Ewazen: Concerto

  • Handel: Sonata in F Major (Yeo)

  • Haddad: Suite for Tuba

  • Hindemith: Three Easy Pieces

  • Jacob: Cameos

  • Lebedev: Concert Allegro

  • Lebedev: Concerto in One Movement

  • Lieb: Concertino Basso

  • McCarty: Sonata

  • Tcherepnin: Andante

  • Vaughan-Williams: Six Studies in English Folksong


For more information about the audition process, or for more repertoire suggestions - please contact Dr. Bynum.  Students are also able to receive a complimentary private lesson with Dr. Bynum.

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