Indiana University

Audition Information

Flute Requirements

 Along with the application to the Jacobs School of Music, all applicants in flute must submit a screening recording online to the Office of Music Admissions. This recording must be submitted online to the admissions office no later than December 1, 2013. Recordings will be reviewed by a committee from the Flute Department shortly after the deadline. We encourage you to apply as early as possible and cannot guarantee that recordings which arrive after the December 1 deadline will be heard by the committee or considered for advancement in the admission process. We encourage you to produce your recording well in advance of the deadline, because illness and emergency at the last moment could result in a late submission.

Screening repertoire should meet repertoire requirements (below) but may differ from the final audition program.

Recordings must be DVDs.Be certain that the recording is of good quality, and your recording should be produced without any artificial enhancement such as echo or electronic reverb.

All recordings must be submitted online, please click here for detailed instructions.

Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field (B.S.O.F.)

Screening Repertoire:

Applicants should perform the first two movements of a C.P.E Bach sonata, a J.S. Bach sonata or Mozart concerto and three minutes of a piece in a contrasting style (not 18th century).

Audition Repertoire:

Applicants should prepare all movements of a C. P. E. Bach sonata, a J.S. Bach sonata, or a Mozart concerto, and one work in a contrasting style.

Master of Music (M.M.)
Performer Diploma-Solo Performance (P.D.S.P.)

Screening Repertoire:

Applicants should perform the first two movements of a C.P.E Bach sonata, a J.S. Bach sonata or Mozart concerto and three minutes of a piece in a contrasting style (not 18th century), and two contrasting orchestral excerpts.

Audition Repertoire:

Applicants should prepare:

  • One of the following: a sonata by J. S. Bach (E major, E minor, B minor, A major; Partita in A minor), a sonata by C. P. E. Bach (Hamburg Sonata or Solo in A minor), Mozart, Concerto in G major;
  • One substantial twentieth-century concerto or sonata;
  • One work of the applicant's choice in a contrasting style from the above; and
  • Three contrasting orchestral excerpts.
Doctor of Music (D.M.)

Doctor of Music applicants must submit a prescreening recording (DVD) to be considered for a live audition. Recordings must be submitted online to the Office of Music Admissions by the December 1, 2013 application deadline. Auditions will take place during the February and March audition weekends on Friday, February 7, 2014 and Friday, March 7, 2014 by invitation only. As part of the 20 minute audition, students are expected to perform with piano selected movements totaling 15 minutes from two contrasting works. A pianist will be provided.

All recordings must be submitted online, please click here for detailed instructions.

Applicants should prepare: (For the screening recording & live audition)

  • One of the following: a sonata by J. S. Bach (E major, E minor, B minor, A major; Partita in A minor), a sonata by C. P. E. Bach (Hamburg Sonata or Solo in A minor), Mozart, Concerto in G major;
  • One substantial twentieth-century concerto or sonata;
  • One work of the applicant's choice in a contrasting style from the above; and
  • Three contrasting orchestral excerpts.