Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal timpani percussion
Application deadline
November 6, 2017
Audition date
January 29–30, 2018
Weeks in season
46
Payment
$63,056.80 per year
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(Posted on October 16, 2017; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo marimba
BachLute Suite No. 1 in E minor, BWV 996
  • Allemande
Snare drum
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • 13
  • 13–end
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 10 after L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
SchumanNew England Triptych
  • Chester: 106–122
SchumanOn Freedom’s Ground
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Part II: 2 before 145 to 5 after 195
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
Xylophone
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 5 after 48 to 4 after 49
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 6 after 20 to 22
  • 5 after 32 to 6 after 36
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Introduction: 3–16
  • Act I, Scene 2: 212213
  • Act II, Scene 1: 108109
GreenLog Cabin Blues
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 67
  • 1 after 16 to 8 after 17
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–244
ShostakovichCello Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 1 before 100 to 101
ShostakovichLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
  • Act I, Entr’acte: 113128
  • Act III, scene 6: 7 before 380 to 384
StravinskyFirebird
  • 1 before 47 to 48
  • 127133
WilliamsThe Cowboys
  • Overture: 34–39
  • Overture: 85–92
Glockenspiel
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
GlazunovViolin Concerto
  • 4653
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
Vibraphone
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 581–638
  • 701–705
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. I: 49–65
  • Mvt. III: 126–181
Tambourine
BrittenPeter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
  • Mvt. IV: 1011
ChabrierEspaña
  • L–end
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1 to 4 before C
  • T–end
Cymbals
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 3233
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
Timpani
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. IV
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. I
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
  • “Turandot Scherzo”
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
  • The Hunter’s Solo
SchumanNew England Triptych
SibeliusFinlandia
StraussDer Rosenkavalier Suite
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 189–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I
Possible sight-reading
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