Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin (2 openings)
Application deadline
February 1, 2016
Audition date
March 14 through May 2, 2016
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(Posted on December 2, 2015; last updated almost 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
First movement (with cadenza) of one of the following
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
DvořákViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
First movement (without cadenza) of one of the following
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
First Violin Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: “Adagio lo stesso tempo” for 16 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. IV: 33–D
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1619
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 1–90
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–41
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11–64
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 4 before D
Second Violin Excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–264
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 272–313
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 130134
Possible sight-reading
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