Grand Rapids Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant concertmaster
Application deadline
August 4, 2018
Audition date
September 14–17, 2017
Payment
$45,619.20 per year
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(Posted on July 13, 2017; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
A Romantic era concerto of your choice
Concertmaster solos
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: solo
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • All solos
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • All solos
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • All solos
First violin orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–170
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 1–52
  • Mvt. IV: 100–119
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
  • Mvt. IV: 161–199
  • Mvt. IV: 253–289
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Overture: 6–39
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–39
  • Mvt. II: 96–109
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–98
  • Mvt. II: coda
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1–62
  • 2 before R to 3 after U
Possible sight-reading
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