Audition information

Associate principal horn
Application deadline
March 28, 2016
Audition date
April 24–25, 2016
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(Posted on March 13, 2016; last updated almost 4 years ago)

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Audition Repertoire
One movement of a concerto of your choice
First horn orchestral excerpts
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Trio of Minuet
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. V
GershwinCuban Overture
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part
MozartSymphony No. 29
  • Mvt. IV
RavelPiano Concerto in G
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
StravinskyFirebird Suite
  • Infernal Dance
  • Finale: solo
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. IV
Second horn orchestral excerpts
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
Fourth horn orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III
StraussDon Quixote
Orchestral excerpts to be played with horn section (all parts required)
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III
LisztLes Préludes
  • Overture
WeberDer Freischütz
  • Overture

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