North Carolina Symphony oboe audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal oboe
Application deadline
October 31, 2016
Audition date
February 10–12, 2017
Weeks in season
39
Payment
$59,043 per year
Go to web page

(Posted on October 4, 2016; last updated about 3 years ago)


Find other oboe auditions listed on Magnum Opus.

Audition Repertoire
Solo repertoire
MozartOboe Quartet in F major, K. 370
  • 1–63
First oboe excerpts
BachCantata BWV 82, “Ich habe genug”
  • Aria: 8–34
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. II: 8–16
  • Mvt. III: 7–28
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 3–32
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 83–100
  • Mvt. II: 205–229
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • Mvt. V, “The Ballet of Unhatched Chicks in Their Shells”: 1–52
RavelLe Tombeau de Couperin
  • Prelude: 1–2
  • Prelude: 5 before 9 to 1 before 9
  • Forlane: 68
  • Forlane: 1617
  • Menuet: 910
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: pickups to A to the end of 8 after A
RossiniLa Scala di Seta
  • Overture: 6–21
  • Overture: 38–53
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. III: solo
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1–8
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1–36
  • 235–268
StravinskyThe Song of the Nightingale
  • 4 after 58 to 61
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Serenata
  • Gavotta: variation 1a
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 1–21
Second oboe excerpt
DvořákSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. II: 1–8
English horn excerpts
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • 21–37
  • 53–66
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1617
  • Mvt. II: 3435
DebussyThree Nocturnes
  • No. II, “Fêtes”: 3–8
  • No. II, “Fêtes”: 3 after 3 to 7 before 4
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. II: 7–19
FallaThree Dances from “The Three-Cornered Hat”
  • The Miller’s Dance: 12
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. III: 5 after 5 to 5 after 6
  • Mvt. III: 5 before 8 to 8
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. II: 69
RavelRapsodie Espagnole
  • Mvt. IV, “Feria”
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. IV: 11 after 18 to 20
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 176–226
SibeliusThe Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 2
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 after 33 to 35
  • 99101
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 199 to 1 after 201
  • 209211
Possible sight-reading
Discussion

    It’s quiet in here! Log in to comment.