Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
September 29, 2017
Audition date
November 6–7, 2017
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$41,000 per year
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(Posted on September 14, 2017; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I
StraussHorn Concerto No. 1
  • First movement
StraussHorn Concerto No. 2 in E♭
  • Mvt. I
Excerpts
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 12–25
  • Mvt. I: 35–44
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 86–105
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–105
  • Mvt. IV: B to 13 after C
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 6: 264–292
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 423–443
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–73
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. IV: 17 after 10 to 11
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Nocturne: 1–34
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 2526
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1721
  • Mvt. I: 3639
  • Mvt. II: 54 to 4 before 57
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • beginning–1
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 12 before E to 2 after F
  • 17 before O to P
StravinskyFirebird
  • Berceuse: 1112
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 8 to 16 before B
WagnerGötterdämmerung
  • Short call
WeberOberon
  • Overture: 1–23
Possible sight-reading
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