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 #4

Beethoven Leonore Overture #3

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé



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

Dvorak Symphony #8

Prokoffiev Peter and the Wolf

Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis

Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks



Stravinsky Firebird Suite

Brahms Symphony #1

Beethoven Symphony #4

Bach Badinerie from Orchestral Suite #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 #3 Eroica

Saint-Seans Voliére from the Carnival of the Animals

Rossini William Tell Overture



Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

Shostakovich Symphony #5

Ravel Mother Goose Suite

Gluck Menuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orpheus

Mahler Das Lied von der Erde



Dvorak Symphony #9 New World

Dukas Sourcerers Apprentice

Smetana The Moldau

Franck Symphony in D

Tchaikowsky Symphony #4


Just for fun – technical stuff to check out:


Schumann Symhony #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 #9

Medelssohn Symphony #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 #4

Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite #1 (Minuetto)

Ravel Alborada Del Gracioso

Berlioz L’Enfance du Christ

Bach Magnificat



Shostakovich Symphony #5

Brahms Symphony #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 #9

Tchaikovsky Symphony #4

Ravel Bolero

Rossini Semiramide

Shostakovich Symphony #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 #8

Mahler Symphony #2

Stravinsky Firebird



Rimsky Korsakov Scherazade

Shostakovich Symphony #9

Brahms Variations on a Them by Hayden

Mahler Das Lied von der Erde

Britten Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra



Mahler Symphony #1

Berlioz Symphony Fantastique

Stravinsky Petrouchka

Shostakovich Symphony #10

Ravel Concerto in G

Tchaikovsky Nutcracker (Dance Chinoise)


Additional OPERA Piccolo

Mozart Magic Flute Act2 #13

Puccini Suor Angelic Offstage solo

Ponchielli La Gioconda Act 1 #4

Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire “Der Mondfleck”

Wagner Gotterdammerung Prelude to Act 1