Audition information

Position
Assistant principal viola
Application deadline
August 3, 2015
Audition date
September 1, 2015
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(Posted on July 16, 2015; last updated over 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from any of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
StamitzViola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1
WaltonViola Concerto
Any movement from any unaccompanied Bach suite
Orchestral solos
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Mvt. VI: 2 after 20 to 1 after 22
  • Mvt. X: 39 to 4 after 40
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation No. 5
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 24
StraussDon Quixote
  • 1418
  • 2934
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–106
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 4: 1–F
  • Variation 5
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
RavelDaphnis and Chloé
  • 158166
  • 212216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–B
  • C to 5 before D
Possible sight-reading
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