Trumpet Ensemble black

 

We are always looking to add members to our studio, as either music majors or minors, and this website holds information on how to apply to Oklahoma State University, the OSU trumpet studio and the OSU department of music.  We have scholarships available to both music majors and minors pursuing undergraduate degrees and graduate studies.

Undergraduate Students

The Department of Music at Oklahoma State University offers the following undergraduate degree options:

•    BM in Performance
•    BM in Music Education
•    BS in Music Industry
•    BA in Music

If you are a trumpet player interested in pursuing one of these degrees as a member of our trumpet studio, please do the following:

1.    Contact Dr. Joseph Cooper by emailing him at joe.cooper@okstate.edu
2.    Make sure you have taken or are scheduled to take the SAT and/or ACT
3.    Complete and submit an OSU admission/scholarship application
4.    Complete and submit an OSU Music Scholarship Application (updated link)
5.    Schedule an audition for music acceptance/scholarship by clicking here.

Graduate Students

The Department of Music at Oklahoma State University offers the following graduate degree options:

•    MM in Pedagogy and Performance (conducting, music education or applied music)

If you are a trumpet player interested in pursuing this degree at Oklahoma State University, please do the following:

1.    Contact Dr. Joseph Cooper at joe.cooper@okstate.edu
2.    Contact Dr. Kim Loeffert, Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the School of Music at kim.loeffert@okstate.edu
3.    Complete an application to the OSU Graduate College
4.    Complete a Music Graduate Assistantship Application
5.    Schedule an audition by clicking here.

Audition Material

Undergraduate Studies

Audition material is flexible, but it should demonstrate your very best in both technical and lyrical playing.

Suitable repertoire includes the following:

1.    Standard Solo Trumpet Repertoire (i.e. Haydn, Hummel, Arutunian, Hindemith, Kennan, Stevens, Tomasi)

2.    Technical and Lyrical Etudes (i.e. Wurm, Charlier, Brandt, Goldman, Bitsch)

3.    Standard Orchestral Excerpts

4.    All-State Etudes

Please prepare a solo of choice and a contrasting etude.  You will also be required to sight-read.  Those interested in the Bachelor of Music in Performance are encouraged to prepare 3-5 standard orchestral excerpts. 

Graduate Studies

Auditions should consist of standard repertoire including two contrasting solos, two contrasting etudes, 3-5 orchestral excerpts, and sight-reading.

 If you have any questions about suitable repertoire, please contact Dr. Joseph Cooper.