San Francisco Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal second violin
Application deadline
March 11, 2018
Audition date
May 21 through June 19, 2018
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(Posted on January 11, 2018; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
One of the following concerto movements
BartókViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
GlazunovViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
MendelssohnViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I
SibeliusViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I
One of the following Bach movements
BachPartita No. 2
  • Sarabande
BachSonata No. 3 for Solo Violin, BWV 1005
  • Largo
First violin orchestral excerpts
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 88–101
  • Mvt. III: 246–end
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1920
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 4 before 39
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1519
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 211–242
  • Mvt. III: 628–end
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 26–99
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. IV: beginning to first ending
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11–47
ShostakovichSymphony No. 15
  • Mvt. IV: 3 before 143 to 146
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Overture: 12 before G to the end
Second violin orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 265–317
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 1–25
BergThree Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
  • Mvt. III: 100–120
BrucknerSymphony No. 9
  • Adagio: 53–64
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–59
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet
  • Balcony Scene: 5253
Possible sight-reading
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