A general guide for recommended methods, collections, etudes, and pieces. Materials will be assigned on a individual basis. Many collections contain a wide range of difficulty, allowing for long-term use. Supplemental exercises for tone, technique, and extended techniques will be provided by the teacher.


  • Rubank Elementary Method

  • Trevor Wye: A Beginner’s Book for the Flute Part One

  • 40 Little Pieces In Progressive Order For Beginner Flutists


  • Rubank Intermediate Method

  • Concert and Contest Collection, Voxman

  • Classic Festival Solos for Flute, Alfred Publishing, Vol. 1-2

  • Melodious and Progressive Studies, Cavally

  • Rubank 24 Short Concert Pieces


  • Anderson Twenty Six Small Caprices, Op. 37

  • Mary Karen Clary Etude Book (TMEA)

  • Twenty-Four Flute Concert Studies, Southern Music

  • Flute Music by French Composers

  • Mozart Concerto in C for Flute and Harp / Concerto in G Major

Audition Preparation & Beyond

  • C.P.E. Bach Sonata in a minor for Solo Flute, Concerto in d minor

  • J.S. Bach, Select Sonatas

  • Bozza, Image for Solo Flute

  • Debussy, Syrinx for Solo Flute

  • Handel, Select Sonatas

  • Hindemith, Sonata

  • Honegger, Danse de la Chèvre for Solo Flute

  • Mouquet, La Flute de Pan

  • Mozart, Concerto in D Major

  • Mozart Andante in C / Rondo in D 

  • Poulenc, Sonata

  • Telemann, Fantasias for Solo Flute

Tone / Technique

  • Taffanel & Gaubert, 17 Daily Exercises

  • Robert Dick, Tone Development Through Extended Techniques

  • Reichert, 7 Daily Exercises


  • Anderson 

  • Berbiguier

  • Gasser, Paper Blossoms

  • Koehler

Standard Orchestral Excerpts

  • Jeanne Baxtresser: Orchestral Excerpts for Flute

    • Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé

    • Debussy, L'Après-midi d'un faune

    • Mendelssohn, Scherzo from a Midsummer Night's Dream

    • Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3 

    • Brahms, Symphony No. 4


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