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Audition Information

The goal of the audition is to enable you to best demonstrate your musical achievement. Select pieces from the repertoire below that you feel confident with and that display your strengths and interests.  We encourage you to consult with your music teacher or private lesson teacher when choosing and preparing your repertoire. We also invite you to contact David DiGiacobbe, Artist-Teacher of Flute, for guidance in selecting repertoire and to inquire about scheduling a free sample lesson prior to your audition.

-Each audition includes demonstrations of scales, a study and a solo-


Three (3), two-octave scales, A-flat, E, and B-flat major, ascending and descending, all notes tongued and non-staccato, using the rhythm below

written music


Choose one study from one of these etude books:

H. Voxman, Selected Studies for Flute (Rubank publication)

J. Andersen,  24 Studies for Flute, Opus 33

H. Altès, 26 Selected Studies (Schirmer publication)

L. Drouet, 25 Studies for Flute

R. Cavally, Melodius and Progressive Studies, Any Volume


Choose one solo:

* J.S. Bach, Sonata #5 in E minor (movements 1 & 2)

*2022 All State/Region audition solo

 P. Hindemith, Flute Sonata (movements 1 &2)

 W.A. Mozart, Flute Concerto #1 in G  (Movements 1 & 2)

G. Faure, Fantasie

J.S. Bach, Sonata #2 in Eb (Movements 1 & 2)

Enesco, Cantabile & Presto

Sight Reading

The candidate may be asked to play a piece at sight.

All music can be purchased from:

Flute World (248) 855-0410

Flute Center of New York (212) 307-9737

If you have any questions about these requirements, need assistance selecting appropriate repertoire, or would like to explore modified/alternate requirements, please contact Mr. David DiGiacobbe