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Auditions: Graduate/Certificate - Flute

​​We encourage all applicants, if at all possible, to audition in-person.  

  • Live audition dates are scheduled during the weekends in February. Review list of audition dates by instrument here.
  • ​Recorded video auditions are available by request and must be submitted by February 1 to your Blue Demon Domain (for undergraduates) or your application portal (for graduates/post-masters), in the “edit portfolio" section. To enable the recorded audition submission, you may submit a request form​ for an exemption to upload a recorded audition.

​Audition Repertoire

  •  ​​A movement from a concerto of your choice (if Mozart, no cadenza needed) 
  • Contrasting piece or one movement from a work that is a concerto or a sonata
  • 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?​​​​​