Grand Rapids Symphony bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Third bassoon
Application deadline
December 4, 2015
Audition date
January 4, 2016
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$16,678.20 per year
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(Posted on October 3, 2015; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
First bassoon orchestral excerpts
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 5253
  • Mvt. V: 63 to 4 after 64
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 101–123
  • Overture: 139–171
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: closing solo
Second bassoon orchestral excerpts
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
SibeliusSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 40–55
Contrabassoon orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 28–54
  • Mvt. IV: 78–91
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 113–120
  • Mvt. IV: 223–247
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. IV: 28–37
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • Beginning to 2 after 2
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. IV, “Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête”
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt II
  • Mvt. III
Possible sight-reading
Discussion

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