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Flute Audition Requirements

Select the degree you are interested in to review the audition requirements and additional degree information. Faculty contact information is available at the bottom of the page.

Flute Audition Requirements - Undergraduate

Degree Page: Composition (BM)

Note: Audition only required for instrumental emphasis (private lesson) consideration

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Music (BA)

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Music Education (BM)

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Music in Combination with an Outside Field (BM)

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Music Theory (BM)

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Performance (BM)

  1. One complete major work -- a concerto, sonata, or suite (all movements prepared)
  2. Two smaller works (or movements from a major work) of contrasting styles to each other and the complete major work
  3. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  4. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Performance and Music Education (BM)

  1. One complete major work -- a concerto, sonata, or suite (all movements prepared)
  2. Two smaller works (or movements from a major work) of contrasting styles to each other and the complete major work
  3. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  4. Sight-reading

Degree Page: Sound Recording Technology (BM)

Note: SRT applicants must submit a pre-screen audition recording (review requirements)

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Program Page: Music Minor

  1. Two works of contrasting style
  2. Major and harmonic minor scales in two octaves; chromatic scale (from C to C) in three octaves
  3. Sight-reading

Flute Audition Requirements - Graduate

Degree Page: Performance (MM)

Candidates must exhibit the equivalent preparation to that required for the Bachelor of Music in Performance at Ithaca College and give evidence of being equipped to perform successful recitals during the period of study for the degree program. 

Prepare the following for a 20-minute audition:

  1. Elements of technical preparation such as scales and arpeggios.
  2. One complete sonata, concerto, or suite.
  3. Two or three additional works representing various periods of standard repertoire (Baroque, Classic, Romantic, or Contemporary). These may be single movements of longer works.
  4. Excerpts from the standard orchestral repertoire.

Degree Page: Music Education (MM, MS) 

Prepare the following for a 15-minute audition:

  1. Elements of technical preparation such as scales and arpeggios.
  2. One complete sonata, concerto, or suite.
  3. Two or three additional works representing various periods of standard repertoire (Baroque, Classic, Romantic, or Contemporary). These may be single movements of longer works.

FACULTY

Wendy Mehne
Professor of Flute
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Specific repertoire questions should be directed to Professor Mehne.