Grand Rapids Symphony timpani audition


Audition information

Position
Principal timpani
Application deadline
June 2, 2013
Audition date
July 14–16, 2013
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$46,265 per year
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(Posted on May 2, 2013; last updated over 6 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Orchestral excerpts
BarberMedea’s Dance of Vengeance
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Mvt. VII, Troyte
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
MahlerSymphony No. 5
MahlerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. V
MartinConcerto for Seven Winds, Timpani, and Strings
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
SchumanNew England Triptych
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
SibeliusFinlandia
StraussDer Rosenkavalier Suite
  • Burleske
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • Combined parts Timpani 1 and 2
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
WagnerGötterdämmerung
  • Trauermarsch, Timpani 1 and 2
Possible sight-reading and/or section playing
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