Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal second violin
Application deadline
September 11, 2015
Audition date
October 19–21, 2015
Payment
$60,960 per year
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(Posted on August 4, 2015; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
The first movement of a standard romantic or 20th century concerto with cadenza
First violin excerpts
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 2 before Q to the end
  • Mvt. II: 88–101
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 1: 30–58
  • Variation 6: 274–292
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: 1 to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78 (B)
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: beginning to 4 after E
  • Mvt. II: 1–C
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 8 before D
Second violin excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 76–134
  • Mvt. III: 86–99
  • Mvt. V: 265–317
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: Beginning–84 (8 after B)
SchubertSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 63–113
Chamber music
MozartString Quartet No. 14, K. 387
  • Mvt. I
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