Kansas City Symphony viola audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal viola
Application deadline
February 2, 2018
Audition date
March 12–13, 2018
Payment
$68,765 per year
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(Posted on October 16, 2017; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo Bach — prelude of any cello suite
The first movement of a standard viola concerto
Principal excerpts
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3235
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5 after 2 to 3 after 3
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 7 after 17
  • 2 after 29 to 2 before 34
Tutti Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: Beginning to 127
  • Mvt. IV: 286–330
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–end
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: second measure of 15 to 1 before 17
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • Beginning to five before D
  • R to 8 before T
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19 to 6 after C
Chamber music round
MozartString Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423
  • First movement
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