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July 6 - 19, 2014
Priority Deadline February 14 (closed for 2014 applications)
Designed for the serious high school flutist, instruction will include tone, technique, intonation, and vibrato; body awareness; performance anxiety; and productive practice techniques. Class offerings include:
The application consists of three parts. (Applications are not complete until the application fee has been received.)
Upload a 3-5 minute long recording of one or more pieces, with or without accompaniment (for example, a piece performed at Solo and Ensemble Festival, an etude, or an excerpt from something being played at school). The selection(s) should demonstrate both technical and lyrical skills.
(Optional) Have one of your current music teachers (school teacher or private teacher) assess your work in a letter of recommendation. In addition to your musical abilities, the letter may discuss your personal characteristics such as initiative, dependability, and your commitment to increasing your musical skills. To invite a recommender, submit your recommender's email address, when prompted, on the audition upload link. Once you submit your audition (by selecting Final Submit), the recommender will receive a notification and link to use for sending your confidential recommendation. E-mailed submissions will not be accepted.
Upload a complete repertoire list of pieces studied, including etudes/exercises, solo music (accompanied pieces and concertos), and chamber works.
Priority deadline for all application/audition materials is February 14, 2014. Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on March 28, 2014.
Late applications may be accepted while space is available, however priority will be given to applications received by the priority deadline. Admission and notification after the priority deadline will be on a rolling basis.
Decisions will not be given by phone.
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