This research is done for attesting the compliance of the etudes in German composer Ernesto Köhler’s op:33 no I-II-III books that are used in high schools of fine arts, with ability to play the flute concertos in high schools of fine arts 12 grade program, in terms of the knowledge – skills and musical functions they cover and also for contributing to learning by matching the etudes and works which are relevant.
Etudes and the chosen concertos are analyzed and separated into templates in terms of melody, rhythm and tone for this research. Opinions are taken from the flute lesson instructors of various universities of Turkey to define the melody, technique and rhythm patterns.
As a result of the analysis,
Köhler op: 33, Book I, Etudes: 2,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12;
Köhler op: 33, Book II, Etudes:1,3,4,5,8,9,10,11;
Köhler op: 33, Book III, Etudes: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8;
It is determined that the etudes given above in Köhler books are qualified enough to be preparative and instructive for the ability of playing the flute concertos. Some suggestions are given about which etude(s) is instructive for which concerto and what kind of benefits could be gained, by this study.
Based on the observed results, various suggestions are made about defining and studying the etudes which meet the technical, rhythmic and melodic features of the target concerto.
Keywords: Concerto, etude methods, flute, instrument education, determination