EMU Flute Studio

Alexander Building
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
734.487.0294
julie.stone@emich.edu

Audition Requirements for Flute

The following are flute audition requirements and guidelines. The audition will last approximately 15–20 minutes and is an important part of the application process. Please try to attend an official audition date if possible. These dates are listed in the application for the School of Music. These requirements are for undergraduate auditions. For graduate auditions please contact Dr. Stone.

Scales

For all majors:

  • All major keys, 2 octaves (3 octaves when possible), quarter note equals 120 with scales in eighth notes
  • All minor keys, natural, harmonic, and  melodic minor form, 2 octaves, quarter note equals 120 with scales in eighth notes

For minors (pending faculty availability):

  • All major keys, 2 octaves (3 octaves when possible), quarter note equals 120 with scales in eighth notes
  • All minor keys melodic minor form, 2 octaves, quarter note equals 120 with scales in eighth notes

Solo Literature

  • Bachelor of Music Performance:  two solos of contrasting styles from the list below or of comparable difficulty
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music Therapy, Bachelor of Science, and/or Bachelor of Arts one solo from the list below or of comparable difficulty.

Solos

Flute minors (pending faculty availability) one solo from the list below or of comparable difficulty:

Composer/Title

  • Bach, J.S./Sonatas
  • Bloch/Suite Modale
  • Burton/Sonatina
  • Chaminade/Concertino
  • Debussy/Syrinx
  • Doppler/Fantaisie Patorale Hongroise
  • Enesco/Cantabile et Presto
  • Faure/ Fantaisie
  • Gaubert/Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando
  • Griffes/Poem
  • Handel/Sonatas
  • Hindemith/Sonata
  • Honegger/Danse de la chevre
  • Hue/Fantaisie
  • Ibert/Concerto
  • Kennan/Night Soliloquy
  • Liebermann/Sonata
  • Mozart/Concerto in D or G
  • Nielsen/Concerto
  • Poulenc/Sonata
  • Quantz/Concerto in G
  • Stamitz/Concerto in G
  • Telemann/Fantasies

Sight Reading

A short work will be selected by Dr. Stone for sight reading at the audition.

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