Cello divisions

Repertoire requirements

Please determine the appropriate division according to your age as of December 15th, 2019.

All repertoire must be memorized unless indicated otherwise.

Unless specified in the repertoire requirements, no repeats are to be taken. However, D.C. & D.S. should be taken. When specific editions are recommended, participants must use those editions. If no edition is listed, please use modern editions, avoiding heavily edited editions.

PRIMARY (Age 10 and under)

  • H. Mancini: Pink Panther
    (More Time Pieces for Cello, Vol. 1 ABRSM)

  • J.P. Bréval: Sonata in C Major, Op.40 No.1, Rondo Grazioso
    (Suzuki Cello Book 4 and various editions)

JUNIOR (Age 13 and under)

  • G. Goltermann: Etude-Caprice, Op.54 No.4
    (edited P. Fournier) 

  • G.B.Pergolesi: Nina 
    (various editions)

INTERMEDIATE (Age 16 and under)

  • D. Popper: Tarantella, Op.33
    (international edition and various)

  • M. Bruch: Kol Nidre, Op.47
    (various editions)

Senior (Age 19 and under)

  • A movement of one of the following major concertos:

    • J.S. Bach

    • L. Boccherini: B flat

    • A. Dvořák

    • E. Elgar

    • F.J. Haydn: C Major

    • F.J. Haydn: D Major

    • D. Kabalevsky

    • E. Lalo

    • D. Shostakovich: Concerto No.1

    • C. Saint-Saëns

  • J.S. Bach: any Sarabande from a Cello Suite