Tucson Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Third percussion
Application deadline
August 24, 2017
Audition date
September 14, 2017
Payment
$108.21 per service
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(Posted on July 27, 2017; last updated 27 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Any unaccompanied two- or four-mallet solo by J. S. Bach
Snare drum excerpts
Delécluse12 Studies for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 1
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 12
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13–end
RavelBoléro
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: D to 8 after F
  • Mvt. IV
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 4 after L
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Part 2 Toccata: 143–165
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 4344
  • Mvt. II: 73 to 10 after 73
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
Xylophone excerpts
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 5 after 48 to 9 before 50
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 4–18
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 6 after 20 to 21
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 45
  • 67
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka: 6–22
Glockenspiel excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • 1 after 16 to 4 after 18
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 1724
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 21 after 2
Vibraphone excerpt
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 620–631
Tambourine excerpts
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1–B
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 5356
  • 2 before 202 to 206
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Trepak
  • Danse Arabe: 12 after D to the end
Triangle excerpts
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
LisztPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: “Allegretto Vivace”–F
Cymbal excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • 9 before 58 to the end
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
  • S to 10 before T
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 32 to “Allegro Scherzando”
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. IV: 6 after K to N
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
Bass drum excerpts
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 72 to the end of Part I
Bass drum/cymbals attachment
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III
SousaThe Stars and Stripes Forever
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 124127
  • 132134
A demonstration of various styles on drumset
Possible sight-reading
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