Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
April 28, 2017
Audition date
May 15–17, 2017
Weeks in season
29
Payment
$1,361.26 per week
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(Posted on March 3, 2017; last updated almost 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from one of the following concertos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
First horn orchestra passages
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: trio 2
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. I: 312–329
  • Mvt. III: 132–161
  • Mvt. V: 5–91
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–110
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 1 before E to 1 after F
  • Mvt. IV: B to 3 before C
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 454–477
  • Mvt. II: A to 5 before B
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–52
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 4
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 32–44
  • Mvt. I: 15 after 24 to 27
  • Mvt. II: 14 to 4 before 16
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III, Obligato horn part: 3 to 14 before 2
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part: 8 after 10 to 11
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part: 8 before 12 to 9 after 12
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part: 2122
  • Mvt. III: 31–end
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 21 after 16 to 6 before the double bar
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Nocturne: 1 to 4 before A
MozartSymphony No. 29
  • Mvt. IV: 13 after G to 9 before the end
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • Second promenade after 18
RavelPavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a dead princess)
  • 1–11
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 2526
SchubertSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. I: opening
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 39 to 1 after 41
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after 112 to 113
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 4 before 2
  • 1 before 78 to 1 after 79
  • 107 to 7 before the end
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • Opening solo
  • 5 after 29 to 1 before 30
  • 35 to 4 before 38
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 8–28
WagnerSiegfried
  • Short call
Third horn orchestra passage
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 193–223
Sight-reading
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