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Auditions: Graduate/Certificate - Flute

​​Applicants have a choice between two audition formats: in person auditions or recorded submissions. Though recorded auditions are accepted, we strongly encourage applicants to audition on campus to benefit from the in-person experience of meeting our faculty and seeing our facilities.

Audition Repertoire

A. A movement from a concerto of your choice (if Mozart, no cadenza needed)

B. Contrasting piece or one movement from a work that is a concerto or a sonata

C. Pick 3 flute excerpts from below:
  • Beethoven’s Leonore #3, Allegro bars 328-360
  • Debussy’s Afternoon of a Faun, first 4 bars and rehearsal numbers 2-3
  • Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, Andantino movement III
  • Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo
  • Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, movement 4, mm. 89 through mm. 105​

*Optional* Piccolo excerpt- Pick one from the following list:
  • M. Ippolitov-Ivanov’s Caucasian Sketches
  • Ravel’s piano concerto in G major, opening solo to rehearsal number 1
  • Rossini’s Overture to "Semiramide," G-H and T-U 

Recorded Interview Questions (only applicable to those who select a recorded submission to audition)

​Please upload a video that is no longer than 2-3 minutes and responds to the below questions:
-       What is your musical background?
-       Why are you applying to DePaul?​​