Study List

List of Etudes and Caprices — Strings

Candidates may chose an etude or a caprice in their age category or any category above.

Violin

7 to 9 years old

Kayser Etudes Op. 20
Kinsey Etudes
Wohlfahrt Etudes Op. 45, Nos. 1 to 60
Etudes Op. 74, Nos. 26 to 50

10 to 11 years old

Dont Etudes Op. 37
Mazas Etudes Op. 36

12 to 14 years old

Fiorillo Etudes
Kreutzer Etudes Nos. 1 to 42

15 to 17 years old

Gaviniès Etudes
Rode Caprices
Rovelli Caprices

19, 21, 23 and 25 years old

Dont Etudes Op. 35
Locatelli Caprices
Paganini Caprices
Wieniawski Caprices

Viola

7 to 11 years old

Kayser, H. 36 etudes Op. 20
36 etudes Op. 43
24 etudes Op. 55
Wohlfahrt Etudes Op. 45, Books I and II

12 to 14 years old

Bruni 25 Etudes
Dont 24 etudes Op. 37
Hofmann Etudes Op. 96
20 etudes Op. 86
Kreutzer 42 Etudes
Mazas Etudes Op. 36
Palaschko, J. 12 Etudes Op. 55

15 to 17 years old

Fiorillo, F. 31 selected etudes
Fuchs, Lillian 15 characteristic etudes
Palaschko, J. 12 etudes Op. 55
Rode 24 caprices

19, 21, 23 and 25 years old

Campagnoli, B. 41 Caprices Op. 22
Dont 24 etudes caprices Op. 35
Fiorillo, F. 36 caprices
Fuchs, Lillian 16 etudes fantaisies
Gavinies, P. 24 etudes
Paganini Caprices
Palaschko, J. 20 etudes Op. 36

Cello

7 to 10 years old

Lee All
Schroeder Book I

11 to 14 years old

Dotzauer All
Schroeder Books I & II

15 to 17 years old

Dotzauer Etudes 70 to 113
Duport All
Popper All
Schroeder Book III

19, 21, 23 and 25 years old

Dotzauer Etudes 86 to 113
Gruetzmacher Etudes Op. 38, Nos. 13 to 22
Paganini Caprices
Piatti Caprices
Popper Etudes Op. 73 or Op. 76

Double bass

7 to 10 years old

George Vance Progressive Repertoire Vol. 1
Rabbath Book I

11 to 14 years old

George Vance Progressive Repertoire Vol. 2
Rabbath Book II

15 to 17 years old

Simandi 30 Etudes

19, 21, 23 and 25 years old

Kreutzer All