Interested in studying flute at UVic?

MESSAGE FOR UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS:  I am pleased you are considering the University of Victoria, and I look forward to meeting and hearing you. All entrance auditions are currently by recording only.
For general information regarding our undergraduate audition and application process, including flute audition repertoire recommendations, please see
https://finearts.uvic.ca/music/future-students/undergrad/audition/
Please note: all repertoire may be presented without collaborative piano, in light of the impact of COVID-19.

MESSAGE FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADUATE STUDY IN FLUTE (MMUS IN PERFORMANCE OR MA IN MUSICOLOGY WITH PERFORMANCE): I am pleased you are considering the University of Victoria, and I look forward to meeting and hearing you. 

All graduate flute applicants are requested to submit either a recorded audition (in lieu of a live audition) or, if preferred by the applicant, an online live audition (by arrangement with Dr. Snizek). A short online interview between wind faculty and the applicant may also be requested. 

Please note: all repertoire may be presented without collaborative piano, in light of the impact of COVID-19.

Graduate applicant repertoire requirements are:

  • Two contrasting movements from a sonata (or the Partita for Solo Flute) by J. S. Bach;
  • One movement from a standard concerto (Mozart, Ibert, Haydn, C.P.E. Bach, Jolivet, etc.);
  • One movement from a 20th- or 21st-century (tonal) sonata (Prokofieff, Poulenc, Muczynski, Morawetz, Liebermann, etc.);
  • One solo avant-garde work (i.e., atonal and/or including “extended techniques” such as the Sequenza by Berio, Mei by Fukushima, In a Living Memory by Ichiyanagi, Air by Takemitsu, Density 21.5 by Varèse, etc.);

For general information regarding deadlines and processes, please see: https://www.uvic.ca/finearts/music/graduate/index.php

Please feel free to contact me directly via email ssnizek@uvic.ca  if you have any questions. I am happy to speak with you!