Audition information

Position
Horn
Application deadline
March 1, 2016
Audition date
April 25–26, 2016
Payment
$58,955 per year
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(Posted on February 8, 2016; last updated almost 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
BachSuite No. 5 for cello
  • Sarabande (in C)
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I: exposition without cadenza
Excerpts
BarnesSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 8586
  • Mvt. IV: 101102
  • Mvt. IV: 110 to 5 after 110
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I, first horn part: 84–110
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III, horn 2 part: trio
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: F to 12 before G
GraingerChildren’s March, “Over the Hills and Far Away”
  • 213–236
JenkinsAmerican Overture
  • 1–11
  • 93–99
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Nocturne: solo
  • Scherzo, second horn part
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 46 to 6 after 48
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I, first horn part: 1721
  • Mvt. I, first horn part: 39 to 2 after 41
SmithFestival Variations
  • 251–272
StraussDon Quixote
  • Variation 7, 4th horn
  • Variation 8, 4th horn
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • Beginning to 2
WilliamsThe American Journey
  • Mvt. I, first horn: 3349
Section playing
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. II
Marching portion of audition (memorized)
SousaThe Washington Post
Sight-reading
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