Dallas Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
December 29, 2017
Audition date
March 19 through April 16, 2018
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(Posted on December 12, 2017; last updated 12 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Marimba
Bach/UkenaLute Suite in E Minor
  • Mvt. VI, Gigue: beginning to the first repeat
StuckyAugust 4, 1964
  • Mvt. III: AC
  • Mvt. IX: HI
  • Mvt. IX: 176–J
Xylophone
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 48 to 4 after 49
CoriglianoSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 180–192
  • Mvt. II: 245–251
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 2021
  • 3237
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: beginning
  • Act I, Scene 2: 212213
  • Act II, Scene 1: 108109
Gershwin/BennettPorgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
  • 297–304
HaymanPops Hoedown
  • 1418
  • 2224
HindemithKammermusik No. 1
  • Finale: 137–155
  • Finale: 267–end
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 3543
ProkofievAlexander Nevsky
  • Mvt. IV: 3031
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–245
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka: opening solo
StravinskyFirebird
  • 4748
  • 127133
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 8091
WilliamsThe Cowboys
  • Overture: 34–39
  • Overture: 84–92
Vibraphone
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 581–631
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. I: 49–65
  • Mvt. III: 33–51
Glockenspiel
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 1720
  • 2225
GlazunovViolin Concerto
  • 4653
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
RespighiRoman Festivals
  • Mvt. III: 1820
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • CE
  • PQ
TchaikovskySleeping Beauty
  • Waltz
Snare drum
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 9: 1–24
NielsenClarinet Concerto
  • 2733
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé
  • Mvt. I: 12
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
RavelAlborada del Grazioso
  • 26–end
RavelBoléro
  • 1–20
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: 1–M
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: DI
  • Mvt. IV: BF
  • Mvt. IV: 4 before N to U
SchumanNew England Triptych
  • Chester: 106–123
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 143–200
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 7374
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
SuppéPique dame
  • Overture: 143–178
  • Overture: 284–end
Tambourine
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • 34
  • 16 to 15 after 19
BizetCarmen
  • Aragonaise: 1 to 18 after B
  • Danse Bohème: C to 4 after E
BrittenPeter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
  • Mvt. IV: 1011
DebussyImages pour orchestre
  • Mvt. II, “Ibéria”: mvt. iii, 1–56
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • Q–end
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 201207
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Danse Arabe: C–end
Cymbals
DvořákScherzo capriccioso
  • 830–end
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 32 to 13 after 32
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Danse des Mirlitons: CE
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • 2 before O to P
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 273–end
Bass drum
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 5 after 2
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 23 to 25
  • Mvt. I: 7172
ProkofievSymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. II: 3 after 49 to 4 after 50
  • Mvt. II: 117–end
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 72 to 2 after 74
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