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Bt_movie_not_in_use Rhythm is probably the most important musical element that needs to be displayed in an audition (00h:00m:27s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Rhythm is a natural phenomenon, dance is a great example of the physicality of rhythm (00h:01m:05s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Practicing with a metronome can be challenging. Can be hard to hear the metronome (00h:01m:37s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Prioritizing all the skills is vital. Each excerpt stresses different elements (00h:03m:01s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Use long tones to develop sound and volume (00h:03m:30s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Technical passages need to sound relaxed or they won't be convincing (00h:04m:02s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Focus on a single aspect of an excerpt, then move on to another (00h:05m:07s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Know the entire work, not just the flute part. Recordings and full score study are critical (00h:06m:00s)

Mark Sparks on Audition Preparation

Mark Sparks, Principal Flute of the Saint Louis Symphony, discusses aspects of audition preparation.

Artists Bt_info_artist Mark Sparks

Instruments Flute

Recorded Date 05-09-2013