Kansas City Symphony viola audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal viola
Application deadline
September 13, 2013
Audition date
October 21–22, 2013
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(Posted on August 26, 2013; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo Bach — prelude of any cello suite
Solo concerto — first movement of a standard viola concerto
Principal excerpts
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3235
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 7 after 17
  • 2 after 29 to 2 before 34
Tutti Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: Beginning to 127
  • Mvt. IV: 286–330
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • Pickup to 37 to 60
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–end
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: second bar of 15 to 17
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • Beginning to five before D
  • R to 8 before T
Chamber music round
MozartString Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423
  • First movement
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