Audition Excerpts
Learn the following pieces in the following groups for preparation for auditions of any kind.

Mozart Concerto in G

Mozart Concerto in D

Nielsen Concerto


Debussy Prélude a l'apres-midi d'un faun

Mendelssohn Incidental Music from A Midsummer Night's Dream

Brahms Symphony No.4

Beethoven Leonore Overture No.3

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé


Bach "Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben" from St. Matthew Passion

Dvorak Symphony No.8

Prokoffiev Peter and the Wolf

Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis

Strauss Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks


Stravinsky Firebird Suite

Brahms Symphony No.1

Beethoven Symphony No.4

Bach Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No.2

Strauss Salomé


Prokoffiev Classical Symphony

Rimsky Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol

Ravel Bolero

Stravinsky Petroushka

Bizet Entr'acte from Carmen


Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherezade

Stravinsky Le Rossignol

Beethoven Symphony No.3 Eroica

Saint-Seans Voliére from the Carnival of the Animals

Rossini William Tell Overture


Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Shostakovich Symphony No.5

Ravel Mother Goose Suite

Gluck Menuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus

Mahler Das Lied von der Erde


Dvorak Symphony No.9 New World

Dukas Sourcerers Apprentice

Smetana The Moldau

Franck Symphony in D

Tchaikowsky Symphony No.4

Just for fun – technical stuff to check out:

Schumann Symhony No.1 Spring

Bernstein Porgy and Bess

Bernstein Candide Overture

Stravinsky Rite of Spring

Copland Appalachian Spring

Prokoffiev Romeo and Juliet Suite

Bach B minor Mass

Second Flute Excerpts


Dvorak Symphony No.9

Medelssohn Symphony No.4

Prokofiev Classical Symphony

Ravel Daphnis

Smetena The Moldau


Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Debussy Prelude to Afternoon of a faun

Britten Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra

Ravel Mother Goose

Strauss Till Eulenspiegel


Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4

Bizet L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (Minuetto)

Ravel Alborada Del Gracioso

Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ

Bach Magnificat


Shostakovich Symphony No.5

Brahms Symphony No.2

Ravel Le Tombeu de Couperin

Tchaikovsky Dance of the Mirlitions (Nutcracker) 3RD FLUTE

Piccolo Excerpts

Vivaldi Piccolo Concertos especially C major RV. 443

Sousa Stars and Stripes forever both in D major and Eb major


Beethoven Symphony No.9

Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4

Ravel Bolero

Rossini Semiramide

Shostakovich Symphony No.6


Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Prokofiev Lt Kije

Berlioz Minuet and Dance of the Sprites from Faust (pic 1)

Ravel Daphnis

Ippolotov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Procession of the Sardar


Rossini La Gazza Ladra

Ravel Mother Goose

Shostakovich Symphony No.8

Mahler Symphony No.2

Stravinsky Firebird


Rimsky Korsakov Scherazade

Shostakovich Symphony No.9

Brahms Variations on a Them by Hayden

Mahler Das Lied von der Erde

Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


Mahler Symphony No.1

Berlioz Symphony Fantastique

Stravinsky Petrouchka

Shostakovich Symphony No.10

Ravel Concerto in G

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker (Dance Chinoise)

Additional OPERA Piccolo

Mozart Magic Flute Act2 No.13

Puccini Suor Angelic Offstage solo

Ponchielli La Gioconda Act 1 No.4

Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire "Der Mondfleck"

Wagner Gotterdammerung Prelude to Act 1
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