Hi, everybody :)
I am a senior in high school and I am applying early decision to Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, and hopefully to the Conservatory of Music as well so I can pursue a double degree major in violin performance and psychology. How difficult is it to get into Oberlin Conservatory? I'm not really that fantastic of a player. I have some difficult with technique, intonation, etc. I don't know, maybe it's just me, but a lot of people think I'm good, but I just don't feel confident about my playing. I'm worried that I won't play well at my audition because my intonation is really bad. Chords are especially difficult for me because my hands are REALLY small.
The Oberlin Conservatory doesn't require much for auditions. Major/minor scales in 3 octaves, a study (Rode, Dont, Paganini...), the first movement of a concerto, and an unaccompanied Bach sonata or partita.
So... are they very selective?
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