Aspen Music Festival And School

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Important Information
  • Fellowships and scholarships available to full-session applicants. Click here to learn more about our Fellowships and Financial Assistance. 
  • Applicants should submit the financial aid form for access to all funding opportunities.
  • VIDEO audition recordings are required.
  • Flute fellowship recipient is chosen from the general applicant pool.
  • Applicants interested in the piccolo fellowship must submit the additional piccolo repertoire.
  • Students under the age of 18 do not play in orchestra but may take private lessons and participate in chamber music.
Fees & Deadlines
Deadline: January 5, 2023
Application open September 15, 2022

Application Fee

$30 September 15–October 15, 2022
$60 October 16–December 15, 2022
$110 December 2, 2022–January 5, 2023
Teaching Faculty

Flute

Faculty residencies may vary.

ORCHESTRAL OPPORTUNITIES 

The Aspen Music Festival and School flute department offers the opportunity to play premier assignments alongside artist-faculty from major U.S. orchestras or as principal in a variety of ensembles. For details on the student orchestral experience, please see the Orchestra/Instrumental program page. 

Note: It is expected that all flute students will share the piccolo and alto flute responsibiliites/opportunities at Aspen. Please bring your piccolo and alto flute if you have one. 

Please see our Fellowships and Financial Aid page to learn more about our many fellowship and scholarship opportunities. 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

HOW TO APPLY 

APPLICATION OPEN SEPTEMBER 15

  • Resume required
  • Two letters of recommendation encouraged but not required

 

AUDITION REPERTOIRE 

STANDARD FLUTE REPERTOIRE

All flute applicants must submit the required standard flute repertoire in 6 INDIVIDUAL VIDEO TRACKS. 

  • MOZART: Flute Concerto in G major, K. 285c (K. 313); 1st movement; accompaniment not required, but encouraged
    -or-
    MOZART: Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 314; 1st movement; accompaniment not required, but encouraged
  • BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, op. 72b; m. 328–360
  • BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98; 4th movement, m. 97–105
  • MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op. 61; Scherzo, 2 m. before Reh. P to end
  • RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2; 3 m. after Reh. 176 to 2 m. after
    Reh. 179
  • A French conservatory piece (i.e., Fauré or Enescu); accompaniment not required, but encouraged

 

PICCOLO FELLOWSHIP CONSIDERATION 

Please include all repertoire above on flute and below on piccolo, for a total of 12 INDIVIDUAL VIDEO TRACKS.

  • VIVALDI: Piccolo Concerto in C major, RV 443; 1st movement; accompaniment not required, but encouraged
  • BERLIOZ: Dance of the Sprites from La damnation de Faust, op. 24; Presto after Reh. 9
  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, op. 35; 4th movement, m. 17 to 28 after Reh. V
  • TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36; 3rd movement, Scherzo, 2 m. after Reh. E to Reh. G; and 4th movement, 3 m. after Reh. H to 12 m. after Reh. H
  • RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2; 3 m. after Reh. 156 to 2 m. after
    Reh. 159
  • SCHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 54; 3 m. after Reh. 8 to the third beat at Reh. 10
     

As of September 2022, the piccolo fellowship is not available for 2023. However, applicants are encouraged to submit materials for consideration in the event a position becomes available.

 

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Robert Spano, Music Director

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