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Flute Scholarship Audition Information


 Students are encouraged to prepare two contrasting works or movements for their audition that demonstrate technical facility and musical expression.  Students should also be prepared play any of the major scales up to four sharps or flats in two octaves.   A brief demonstration of sight-reading abilities may be requested. 

Suggestions for audition repertoire:
  • Any All State or Regional audition pieces
  • Mozart Andante in C
  • Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
  • Bach    any sonata
  • Handel  any sonata
    • Works from the following collections:
    • Donald Peck 36 Repertoire Pieces for Solo Flute(Schirmer)
    • Cavally 24 Short Concert Pieces(Southern)
    • Flute Music by French Composers(Schirmer)


 Graduate students should prepare two major solos, 1 from each column below.

Earlier periods Later periods
Bach Sonata in b minor Dutilleux Sonatine
Bach Sonata in e minor Hanson Serenade
Bach Sonata in E major Prokofiev Sonata
Bach Partita in a minor Jolivet Chant du Linos
Bach Suite in b minor Liebermann Sonata
Telemann Suite in a minor Colquhoun Charanga
CPE Bach Sonata in a minor Bozza Image
CPE Bach Concerto in d minor Taktakishvilli Sonata
Mozart Concerto in D  
Mozart Concerto in G  
After the audition

The actual audition is very brief, and is followed by a sample lesson.  Any student interested in a full sample lesson is encouraged to contact Dr. Kean at kristen.kean@eku.eduin advance of their audition.

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