Artist Diploma in Flute Performance

Leone Buyse, faculty


Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2016

The green icon labeled "Preliminary Dropbox" at the bottom of this page will lead you to the Rice University portal for Acceptd, an online repository for preliminary audition materials. There is a $24 fee to use this service.

The preliminary submission is by video and should include:

» Two movements from the Bach Partita in A Minor
» Two movements from a Mozart concerto (accompaniment required)
» First movement of either the Ibert concerto or the Nielsen concerto (accompaniment required)
» Six flute excerpts and three piccolo excerpts, all chosen from the live audition list

Required graduate live audition repertoire

» J. S. Bach: Partita in A Minor, BWV 1013 (complete)

» Mozart: Concerto in G Major, KV 313 (complete) OR Concerto in D Major, KV 314 (complete)

» Ibert: Concerto (I and II only)

» Nielsen: Concerto (complete)

Orchestral excerpts: flute
Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3
Brahms Symphony No. 4 (IV)
Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Dvorak Symphony No. 8 (IV)
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis
Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Prokofiev Classical Symphony
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
Rossini Overture to William Tell
Saint-Saëns Volière from Carnival of the Animals
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Stravinsky Variation from The Firebird Suite

Orchestral excerpts: piccolo
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (IV)
Ravel Mother Goose Suite (III - Laideronnette)
Rossini Overture to Semiramide
Shostakovich Symphony No. 6 (I)

Live auditions will be held on January 30, 2017.

Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Phyllis Smith.

Submit your digital application