Voice

Bachelor of Music in Performance

  • Perform three songs of contrasting styles from the art song repertoire.
  • At least one song should be in German, French, or Italian. One song should be in English.
  • Memorization is required.

Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Science in Music Education and Music Minor

  • Perform two songs of contrasting styles from the art song repertoire.
  • One song should be in German, French, or Italian. One song should be in English.
  • The applicant may sing a third song from the Musical Theater repertoire if desired.
  • Memorization is required.

Suggested Repertoire and Specific Technique Requirements

Art songs and/or arias may be selected from the following suggested composers:

Country of Origin Composers
Italian: Bellini, Caccini,
Caldara, Carissimi,
Cherubini, Donaudy,
Donizetti, Monteverdi,
Mozart, Paisiello,
Scarlatti, Tosti,
Vivaldi, etc.
German: Bach, Beethoven,
Brahms, Cornelius,
Franz, Grieg,
Mahler, Mendelssohn,
Mozart, Schubert,
Schumann, Schütz,
Strauss, Telemann,
Wolf, etc.
French: Berlioz, Charpentier,
Debussy, Delibes,
Duparc, Fauré,
Hahn, Honegger,
Massenet, Poulenc,
Ravel, Saint-Saëns, etc.
Spanish: Albeniz, Alvarez, de Falla,
Granados, Revueltas, etc.

To schedule an audition or an interview with faculty members please contact Lisa Graham-Herrick, at lgraham@gettysburg.edu (or 717-337-6239). For all other inquiries regarding the music program and audition requirements, please contact Dr. Teresa Bowers, at tbowers@gettysburg.edu or 717-337-6134.