Master of Music in Flute Performance
Leone Buyse, faculty
Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2017
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Preliminary submission is by audio or video (video preferred)
Two contrasting movements from a standard solo work (such as a Bach sonata), or one standard work with contrasting sections (such as the Griffes Poem or the Dutilleux Sonatine), preferably recorded with accompaniment
Two complete contrasting movements from a Mozart concerto (accompaniment required.) Cadenzas are not necessary but may be played if desired.
One contrasting work of your choice
Several orchestral excerpts
If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.
Required graduate live audition repertoire
At least one of the 4 works below should be from memory, excluding the Orchestral Excerpts.
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 two different styles from the standard repertoire
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. Saëns: Volière from Carnival of the Animals
Stravinsky: Variation from The Firebird
A pianist is not required for the audition.
Live auditions will be held January 26, 29 and February 2, 2018.
Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Phyllis Smith.