Audition information

Position
Fourth horn
Application deadline
July 28, 2017
Audition date
September 25 through October 9, 2017
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(Posted on July 23, 2017; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartHorn Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I: exposition
StraussHorn Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Second horn orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. III: 181–222
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 166–201
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Adagio
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: 266–323
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: A to 12 after B
Fourth horn orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 82–100
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 160–215
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 3 after 13 to 15
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 5557
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 92–129
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 16 after A to 1 after B
  • Mvt. II: F to 2 before G
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 230–299
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 4 after 3 to 2 after 12
StraussDon Quixote
  • 57 to 5 after 58
  • 5 before 59 to 8 after 62
StravinskyThe Firebird (1919 version)
  • Danse Infernale: 8 before 1 to 2
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 108114
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 6 after A
Eighth horn excerpt
WagnerDas Rheingold
  • 1 to 14 after 2
First horn excerpts
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • Promenade No. 2: solo
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1722
Possible section playing
Possible sight-reading
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