Charlotte Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
November 1, 2016
Audition date
February 5–7, 2017
Weeks in season
37
Payment
$1,285.93 per week
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(Posted on May 3, 2016; last updated over 1 year ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Snare drum solo
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 9
One of the following marimba solos
BachSonata No. 1 for Solo Violin, BWV 1001
  • Fugue: 1–55
BachLute Suite No. 1 in E minor, BWV 996
  • Gigue
Snare drum excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
  • Mvt. IV: 111–end
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13–end
RavelBoléro
  • 1 to 18 after 2
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: DG
  • Mvt. IV: PR
  • Mvt. IV: SU
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: Beginning to 10 after L
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 200
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 7379
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
Xylophone excerpts
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. III: 1–5
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 5 after 48 to 4 after 49
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 4 to 5 after 6
  • 6 after 20 to 22
  • 5 after 32 to 6 after 36
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Opening
HaymanPops Hoedown
  • 1 before 22 to 24
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 912
  • Overture: 36 to 12 after 36
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • 230–244
StravinskyFirebird
  • 4648
  • 127133
  • 146149
WilliamsThe Cowboys
  • Overture: 34–38
  • Overture: 85–91
Glockenspiel excerpts
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 1720
  • 2227
  • 40–end
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I, No. 8
RespighiPines of Rome
  • 8 to 16 after 9
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Waltz of the Snowflakes
WilliamsHarry Potter
  • Harry’s Wondrous World
Vibraphone excerpts
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 581–589
  • 620–637
  • 701–705
WilliamsCatch Me If You Can
  • Mvt. I, “Escapades”
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise: 1 to 8 before C
ChabrierEspaña
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1–C
  • T–end
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 3 after 201 to 1 after 206
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Trepak: 6 after C to the end
  • Danse Arabe
Cymbals excerpts
MozartThe Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Overture
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
  • S to 9 before T
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 32 to 12 before 33
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 1–B
  • Mvt. IV: H–end
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • 2 before O to 7 before P
Bass drum excerpts
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 2 after 2
  • Mvt. I: 13 to 1 after 14
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • Ending
Triangle excerpts
BizetCarmen
  • Danse Bohème
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: I–end
LisztPiano Concerto No. 1
  • 15 before F to F
Possible sight-reading
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