Toronto Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant timpani/section percussion
Application deadline
September 15, 2017
Audition date
October 19, 2017
Weeks in season
43
Payment
$86,828.61 per year
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(Posted on August 15, 2017; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Any solo on any instrument
Snare drum
DelécluseKeiskleiriana I
  • Etude No. 11: 1–40
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. IV: 1 before C to D
  • Mvt. IV: 4 before N to O
  • Mvt. IV: P
  • Mvt. IV: Q
  • Mvt. IV: TU
  • Mvt. IV: 15 after W to the end
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV
Xylophone
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 4–18
GershwinAn American in Paris
StravinskyFirebird
  • 3 after 46 to 48
  • 127133
Vibes
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–607
  • 620–655
Glockenspiel
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale
Cymbals
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Danse des Mirlitons: C to 10 before E
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • EF
  • 22 before U to 13 before U
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 11 after G to the end
Bass drum
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 124127
Tambourine
AdamsShort Ride in a Fast Machine
  • 82–122
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1 to 4 before C
  • QS
  • 8 before U to the end
Bongos, Congas, and Timbales — Latin improvisation, your choice of instruments
Timpani
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. IV
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Intermezzo
  • Finale
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
BernsteinCandide
  • Overture
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
HolstThe Planets
NielsenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
Saint-SaënsSamson and Delilah
  • Danse Bacchanale
ShostakovichSymphony No. 11
SibeliusViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. III
SibeliusFinlandia
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 104–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
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