Competition Repertoire Requirements

Category I ---- Solo Division Elementary to Late Elementary

One selection from Dennis Alexander's library (listed below), and one contrasting composition of your choice from Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Impressionistic periods, which must be contrasting in both style and tempo.

  1. Cello Song (from First Lyric Pieces)
  2. Traffic Zoo - (sheet solo)
  3. The Lost Troubadour (Dennis Alexander's Favorite Solos, Bk. 1)
  4. Black Cat Boogie (Sheet solo)

Category II ----- Solo Division Early Intermediate to Intermediate

One selection from Dennis Alexander's library (listed below), and one contrasting composition of your choice from Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Impressionistic periods, which must be contrasting in both style and tempo.

  1. Gypsy Fire (The Magic of Music, Bk. 2)
  2. Nocturene No. 8 in D Major (Nocturnes, Bk. 1)
  3. Sonatina in D Major, 1st mv't. "Presto" (Simply Sonatinas, Bk. 2)
  4. Nocturne No. 5 in G Major (Nocturnes, Bk. 1)

Category III ----- Solo Division Late Intermediate to Early Advanced

One selection from Dennis Alexander's library (listed below), and one contrasting composition of your choice from Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Impressionistic periods, which must be contrasting in both style and tempo.

  1. Toccata Tempestosa (sheet solo)
  2. Black and White (A splash of Color, Bk. 3)
  3. Romance in Eb Major (sheet solo)
  4. Nocturne No. 11 in D Major (Nocturnes, Bk. 2)

Recordings for all of the above repertoire can be accessed through Mr. Alexander’s website: www.DennisAlexander.com and the Nocturnes can be accessed via www.Alfred.com/AlexanderNocturnes (video recordings)