Alternative repertoire will be approved on a case by case basis. All applicants must audition in person to be considered for admission and scholarship. DVDs from applicants living outside the continental U.S. will be considered on a case by case basis. Please direct all questions to Jenny Gregoire, assistant professor of violin, at (205) 348-7790 or jgregoire@ua.edu.

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Music Performance

  • One movement from a J.S. Bach solo sonata or partita
  • One movement of a standard concerto
  • One additional contrasting piece. An etude is also accepted in this category. (It is highly recommended that at least one selection be performed from memory)

Bachelor of Music Education

  • One movement from a J.S. Bach solo sonata or partita
  • One movement of a standard concerto or sonata (It is highly recommended that at least one selection be performed from memory)

Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy

  • Two contrasting movements from the standard violin literature

Graduate Degrees

Master of Music

  • Two contrasting movements from any J.S. Bach solo sonata or partita
  • One movement of a standard concerto
  • One movement of a standard sonata Unaccompanied movements by Bach must be performed from memory. It is highly recommended that the concerto also be memorized.

Doctor of Musical Arts

  • Two contrasting movements from any J.S. Bach solo sonata or partita
  • One movement of a standard concerto
  • One movement of a standard sonata
  • A 20th century work of the applicants choice Unaccompanied movements by Bach and the concerto must be performed from memory.