Audition information

Position
Assistant principal horn
Application deadline
October 7, 2016
Audition date
November 14–15, 2016
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(Posted on June 2, 2016; last updated about 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Bach solo
BachSuite No. 5 for cello
  • Sarabande (in C)
One of the following solos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I
First horn orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–103
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 1 before E to F
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 423–438
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 2526
RossiniSemiramide
  • Overture: B to 1 after C
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1721
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 8587
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1–17
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 314–337
WagnerLohengrin
  • Prelude to Act 3: 1–50
Second horn orchestral excerpts
BeethovenFidelio
  • Overture: 45–55
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 171–205
Third horn orchestral excerpt
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 4 before F to 2 before G
Fourth horn orchestral excerpt
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 83–100
Fifth horn orchestral excerpt
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 4 after 77 to the end of Part 1
Seventh horn orchestral excerpt
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 6 to 7
Eighth horn orchestral excerpt
WagnerDas Rheingold
  • Prelude: 33–63
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