Oregon Symphony bass audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal bass
Application deadline
September 5, 2017
Audition date
October 24–26, 2017
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$59,342.46 per year
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(Posted on June 7, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
BottesiniBass Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I
KoussevitzkyBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I
VanhalBass Concerto
  • Mvt. I
A dance movement from a Bach cello suite
Orchestral solos
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation XI: solo
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: solo
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: solo
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé
  • Solo 6 measures at 24
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Mvt. VII: solo
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 114–124
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 1–107
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 57 to 2 after 58
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–66
  • Mvt. IV
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 114–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 3 after 49 to 51
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 911
  • 4041
  • 4950
  • 5170
WagnerDie Meistersinger
  • Prelude: JN
Possible sight-reading
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