|Audition preparation requires planning||00h:00m:00s|
|Learning orchestral excerpts should begin during high school||00h:00m:07s|
|Understanding the context from which an excerpt is taken (i.e. score study!)||00h:00m:22s|
|Knowing the historic and stylistic context of the piece of music being played||00h:00m:40s|
|Mental preparation: Importance of visualization and positive affirmation||00h:01m:02s|
|Health considerations for auditioning: nutrition and sleep||00h:01m:58s|
Professor Leone Buyse talks about audition preparation from musical, technical, physical and psychological perspectives
Leone Buyse is currently the Mullen Professor of Flute at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. In 1993 she relinquished her position with the Boston Symphony Orchestra to pursue a more active teaching and solo career after 22 years as an orchestral musician. Ms. Buyse was acting principal flutist of the BSO during her last three years, and she had been invited by Seiji Ozawa to join the orchestra in 1983 as assistant principal flutist and principal flutist of the Boston Pops. She previously served as assistant principal flutist of the San Francisco Symphony and played solo piccolo and second flute with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms. Buys is a native of Ithaca, New York, and she graduated with distinction from the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of Joseph Mariano. Awarded a Fulbright grant, she subsequently studied in France with Michel Debost, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Marcel Moyse.