Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
January 2, 2017
Audition date
January 30 through March 20, 2017
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(Posted on December 2, 2016; last updated almost 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following Bach movements
BachSuite No. 3 for cello
  • Bourée I and II
  • Gigue
One of the following concerto movements
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I
VanhalBass Concerto
Orchestral excerpts
BachViolin Concerto in E
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 180–195
  • Mvt. III: 1–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: Recitatives
  • Mvt. IV: 92–164
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 44–66
  • Mvt. I: 270–301
  • Mvt. I: 382–423
  • Mvt. II: 50–55
  • Mvt. IV: 244–267
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. IV: 33–52
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–B
  • Mvt. IV: 57–181
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1–65
  • Mvt. III: B to 7 after C
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 1 after 11
  • 8 before 16 to 2 after 17
  • 4041
  • 2 before 61 to 70
  • 7778
Orchestral solos
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Scene V: 4 after 49 to 8 after 50
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: solo
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