Student Resources

 



Class Text Requirements

Please purchase the appropriate texts prior to your course commencement date.

Music Theory Musicianship

Saturdays 9am, 3pm

  • Prep 1 Rudiments Ultimate Music Theory, Glory St. Germain
  • Dictation book or notebook with staff paper

Music Theory Basic Rudiments

Tuesdays 5:30pm

  • Basic Rudiments Ultimate Music Theory, Glory St. Germain
  • Red exercise binder, sold at VAM kiosk 
  • Dictation book or notebook with staff paper

Suzuki Flute Preparation/Performance Class 1

Saturdays 10:30-11:15am

  • Suzuki Book 1 Flute and Piano Accompaniment Part
  • Suzuki Book 1 Flute Ensemble Part
  • Suzuki Flute Book 1 CD
  • Trevor Wye Beginner's Book for the Flute, book 1

Suzuki Flute Performance Class 2

Fridays 4:00-4:45pm

  • Suzuki Book 2 Flute Text and Piano Accompaniment Part
  • Suzuki Flute Book 2 CD
  • Trevor Wye Beginner's Book for the Flute, book 1
  • Louis Moyse 40 Short Duets for Beginner Flutists,  Schirmer edition

Suzuki Flute Performance Class 3

Wednesdays 4:45-5:30pm

  • Suzuki Book 3 Flute Text and Piano Accompaniment Part
  • Suzuki Flute Book 3 CD
  • Trevor Wye Beginner's Book for the Flute, book 2
  • RCM Overtones Flute Technique Text Preparatory to Level 10
  • Flute Duet Fun, Book 1. HImie Voxman
  • Selected Duets for Flute, Volume 1. H Voxman

Private Flute Lesson Text Requirements

Please bring a blank journal or dictation book to every lesson for Ms. Heather to record your weekly lesson assignments. Below is a sampling of repertoire and technique texts that you may be required to purchase for your private flute lessons.

Repertoire Texts

  • Suzuki Flute Texts Books 1-7. 
  • Piano Accompaniment Suzuki Flute Texts Books 1-7
  • Suzuki Flute Ensembles Book 1
  • Georg Philipp Telemann Flute Sonatas, INT editions
  • J.S. Bach Flute Sonatas Barenreiter Urtext editions
  • Georg Frideric Handel Flute Sonatas Barenreiter Urtext editions
  • Louis Moyse's Flute Music by French Composers, SCH edition
  • Martha Rearick's Flute Solos from the Paris Conservatory 
  • RCM Overtones Flute Repertoire Series Preparatory to Level 8

Studies/Etude Texts

  • RCM Overtones Flute Studies Preparatory to Level 8
  • Paul Harris and Sally Adams "76 Graded Studies for Flute," Book 1-2
  • Giuseppe Gariboldi "20 études chantantes" Op. 88 BIL edition
  • Carl Joachim Andersen Etudes Op. 37, Op. 33, Op. 21
  • Harald Genzmer, Etudes "Band 1". OTT
  • Antoine Berbiguier "18 Etudes" FIS, LED or SCH editions
  • Ernesto Kohler, "25 études romantiques," Op. 66
  • Louis Drouet "25 études-célèbre" LED or OTT editions
  • Sigfrid Karg-Elert "30 Caprices" Op 107
  • Astor Piazzolla "tango études pour flûte-seule"

Tone and Technique Texts

  • Trevor Wye Beginner's Book for the Flute, book 1-2
  • RCM Overtones Flute Technique Text Preparatory to Level 10
  • Marcel Moyse De la Sonorité
  • Marcel Moyse Tone Development through Interpretation
  • Marcel Moyse Exercices Journaliers

Orchestral Excerpt Texts

  • RCM Overtones Flute Orchestral Excerpts Level 2 to ARCT
  • Jeanne Baxtresser's Orchestral Excerpts for Flute with Piano Accompaniment

Flute Ensemble Texts

  • Louis Moyse 40 Short Duets for Beginner Flutists,  Schirmer edition
  • Marcel Moyse Album of 30 Short Duets for Two Flutes, Vol 1-2. International edition
  • Himie Voxman Flute Duet Fun Books 1-2
  • Telemann's 6 Canonic Sonatas. Intl edition

 

Royal Conservatory of Music Exams 

Every winter and summer session, VAM students are encouraged to participate in Canada's Royal Conservatory of Music exams. These exams offer students the opportunity to showcase their musical knowledge in exam formats, work hard towards RCM goals throughout the year, and receive certificates of achievement for their musical accomplishments.

For more information about RCM exams including dates and exam locations, please visit www.rcmusic.ca.

RCM Flute Practical Exam Resources

Music Theory Exam Resources