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Pre-Screening

Pre-screening videos must be submitted with your application by the following deadlines:

  • Early Decision (Undergraduate only): November 1st
  • Spring Admission (MM, GPD only): with your application
  • Regular Decision: December 1st

All graduate candidates must perform/record with a pianist (with the exception of the solo unaccompanied piece and the excerpts). While undergraduate candidates are not required to do so, it is strongly encouraged.

The pre-screening video must include:

  • Two contrasting movements from a sonata by Johann Sebastian Bach or two contrasting movements from either Mozart Concerto KV 313 or KV 314 (must include cadenzas)
  • A complete unaccompanied work for solo flute from any period
  • A third contrasting complete work of the candidate’s choice (typically a work for flute and piano such as a sonata, a concerto, or from the French school)
  • Two orchestral excerpts:
    • Mendelssohn: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2 measures before P to the end)
    • Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 (mm. 328-360)

Please note that etudes are not considered acceptable audition repertoire.

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Auditions

Applicants are urged to perform repertoire which best represents their performance level. Applicants who successfully pass the pre-screening will be invited to audition.

Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, & Graduate Performance Diploma

  • A complete sonata by Johann Sebastian Bach or a complete concerto by Mozart (including cadenzas)
  • A complete unaccompanied work for solo flute
  • A third contrasting complete work of the candidate’s choice (typically a work for flute and piano such as a sonata, a concerto, or from the French school)
  • 3 contrasting orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice
  • Sight-reading may be requested at the audition

Artist Diploma & Doctor of Musical Arts

  • A program of no less than 70 minutes duration, representing at least three style periods and including:
    • At least two large-scale works which best reflects the advanced standard of the candidate
    • One work written after 1975
    • One unaccompanied solo piece
    • 3 contrasting orchestral excerpts of the candidate’s choice
  • Sight-reading may be requested at the audition