Master of Music in Flute Performance

Leone Buyse, faculty

Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2015

The preliminary submission is by video and should include

Two contrasting movements from either the Bach Partita in A Minor or one of the following: Bach sonatas: B Minor, A Major, E Minor or E Major (accompaniment required)
Two contrasting movements from a Mozart concerto (accompaniment required)
One contrasting work of your choice
Several orchestral excerpts

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Required graduate live audition repertoire

Two contrasting movements from either the Bach Partita in A Minor or one of the following Bach sonatas: B Minor, A Major, E Minor or E Major

First and second movement expositions from the Mozart Concerto in G Major, KV 313

Two other works representing different styles from the standard repertoire. Only two contrasting movements of any multiple movement work are required.

At least one of the four works should be from memory.
Orchestral Excerpts   
Brahms: Symphony No. 4, solo from movt. IV
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, opening four bars and mm. 21-30
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis, solo from movt. III
St. Saƫns: Voliere from Carnival of the Animals
Stravinsky: Variation from The Firebird

No accompanist is required for the audition.

Live auditions will be held on February 5 and 12, 2016

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

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