Houston Symphony Orchestra trumpet audition


Audition information

Position
Second trumpet
Application deadline
February 15, 2018
Audition date
April 28 through May 1, 2018
Weeks in season
52
Payment
$1,870 per week
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(Posted on January 4, 2018; last updated 6 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
BlazhevichRussian Study No. 5
  • 30–49
CharlierEtude No. 6
  • 1–35
Second trumet orchestral excerpts
BartókThe Miraculous Mandarin
  • 51 to 2 after 53
  • 3 before 67 to 71
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 39–50
  • Mvt. I: 328–396
  • Mvt. II: 90–147
  • Mvt. V: 201–254
  • Mvt. V: 549–572
BartókPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 174–190
  • Mvt. I: 213–221
  • Mvt. III: 129–138
BeethovenLeonore Overture No. 3
  • Offstage call
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: A to 10 after A
  • Mvt. IV: 1–A
BizetCarmen
  • Prelude to Act I
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 282–298
  • Mvt. I: 513–end
  • Mvt. IV: 397–end
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: EF
DebussyThree Nocturnes
  • Fêtes: muted passage
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. I: 219–237
  • Mvt. II: 7 before E to F
  • Mvt. IV: 1–18
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 1823
MahlerSymphony No. 7
  • Mvt. V: 7–15
  • Mvt. V: 38–51
MahlerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 17 to 12 after 17
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 10 after 23 to 1 after 24
  • Mvt. II: 48 to 10 after 49
  • Mvt. III: 6 after 64 to 1 after 65
RachmaninoffRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Variation 14: 36 to 5 after 38
RavelRapsodie Espagnole
  • Mvt. IV: 4 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. IV: 78
  • Mvt. IV: 24 to 2 after 26
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 17 after E to F
  • Mvt. III: GH
  • Mvt. IV: 6 before Q to R
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: opening
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1820
  • Mvt. I: 2732
First cornet orchestral excerpt
GounodFaust
First E♭ trumpet orchestral excerpts
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 6566
  • 8183
First trumpet excerpts
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 1 before 134 to 139
Possible sight-reading
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