Grand Rapids Symphony bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Second bassoon
Application deadline
October 13, 2017
Audition date
November 26–29, 2017
Payment
$45,619.20 per year
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(Posted on September 7, 2017; last updated 18 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
  • Mvt. II: exposition
First bassoon orchestral excerpts
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 20–30
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 101–123
  • Overture: 139–171
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 147–181
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 62–71
  • Mvt. I: 105–123
RavelBoléro
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: opening solo
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: closing solo
Second bassoon orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 5253
  • Mvt. V: 63 to 4 after 64
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 112–115
  • Mvt. IV: 1–17
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • AB
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. III: 14 to 1 after 16
SibeliusSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 40–55
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. IV: 1–36
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 1–16
Possible sight-reading
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