These short professionally filmed masterclasses concentrate on typical instrument audition excerpts, tips and tricks tailored to your audition circumstance, and alerts to common errors and mistakes. The masterclass reminds musicians that execution is key, but that execution should not occur at the expense of musicality and artistry.


  • Instructor: Beth Orson
  • Musician: Leonardo Ziporyn
  • Repertoire:
    • Concertino for Oboe/English Horn, strings and piano (R. Cumming)
    • Symphony No. w, Op. 73 (J. Brahms)
    • Scheherezade (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
    • Symphony #3. Op. 55 (L. van Beethoven)


  • Instructor: Alain Desgagné
  • Musician: Eric Abramovitz
  • Repertoire:
    • Rhapsody in Blue (G. Gershwin)
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21 (F. Mendelssohn)


  • Instructor: Mathieu Harel
  • Musician: Kristy Tucker
  • Repertoire:
    • Schéhérazade (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
    • Boléro (M. Ravel)
    • Pulcinella (I. Stravinsky)

Flute and Piccolo

  • Instructor: Camille Watts
  • Musician: Benjamin Morency
  • Repertoire:
    • Das Lied von der Erde (Der Abschied)
    • Semiramide Ov. (Rossini)
    • Salome, Dance of the Seven Veils (Strauss)
    • Daphnis et Cholé (Ravel)