1. round – All works have to be performed from memory, max. 15 minutes length (by videorecording)

1. two contrasting movements from one of the following pieces:

a) J. S. Bach - Sonatas and Partitas for Violin solo BWV 1001-1006

b) J. S. Bach - 6 Suites for Cello solo BWV 1007-1012

c) M. Reger - 3 Suites for Viola solo


2. a work for viola unaccompanied (or a movement-s) chosen by canditate


2. round – can be performed with notes (live)

1. One of the following Sonatas for Viola and Piano composed by: B. Martinů, P. Hindemith (op.11/4), R. Clarke, J. Brahms (op.120/1 and 2), F. Schubert, N. Paganini, J. Feld (Sonata), M. Reger, H. Vieuxtemps 

2. O. Nedbal – Romantic piece Op. 18 for Viola and Piano (imslp.org download)


3. round - performed from memory, with Carlsbad Symphony Orchestra (live)

1. One of the following Concertos for Viola and Orchestra

a) C. Stamitz - Viola Concerto Op. 1 D major

b)  F. A. Hoffmeister - Viola Concerto D major