October 13-15, 2017

This essential college audition preparation series features:

 

  • Masterclasses focusing on the musical and technical aspects of the audition
  • Private portfolio review sessions with Soo-Kyung Park
  • Lectures and Workshops
    • Choosing Repertoire
    • Recording your audition
    • Audition Presentation
    • The Audition Process
    • Effective Practice
    • How to Enjoy the Process

Who is this class for?

  • High School flutists, preparing for undergraduate auditions
  • Undergraduate flutists, preparing for graduate school auditions
  • Graduate flutists, preparing for doctoral/artist diploma students
  • Teachers preparing students for auditions (auditor)
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Performers at The Consummate Flutist October are elgible to bypass the prescreening audition for Carnegie Mellon University

How to Apply

RETURNING TCF students:

  1. Submit application online
  2. Select your year(s) at TCF on the application
  3. No audition required for returning TCF students

 

NEW TCF students:

  1. Submit application online
  2. Email audition materials to theconsummateflutist@gmail.com
  3. Auditions will be reviewed within 2 weeks

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS for NEW students

  • One standard piece of the flute repertoire (Ex: a sonatine, French contest piece from the Moyse book, or one movement of a sonata or concerto)
  • Plus, two orchestral excerpts – one technical, and one lyrical

This recording can be with or without piano and should give a complete picture of the technical and lyrical playing abilities of the performer

Acceptable audition formats:

  • Audio: mp3 via email or Sound Cloud (or website) links
  • Video: YouTube links
  • NO DROPBOX or GOOGLE DRIVE, please

October Performer Tuition - $400

Tuition Includes:

  • One Solo Masterclass Performance for Alberto Almarza
  • One Solo Masterclass Performance for Soo-Kyung Park
  • One Orchestral Excerpt Masterclass Performance for Lorna McGhee
  • One Portfolio Review Session with Soo-Kyung Park
  • Attendance at all workshops, masterclasses and lectures

*Additional 30 minute private lessons are available for $75 each

Lodging - not included

Hotel accomodations are available at The Hampton Inn, University Center, for a discounted rate.  Call or book through our personalized link (coming soon) to receive the discounted price.  Complimentary shuttle service is available at the hotel for transporation to CMU.

On-campus lodging is not available for the October class.  The dorms are full during the school year.