Audition information

Position
Section viola
Application deadline
April 9, 2018
Audition date
May 29 through June 18, 2018
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(Posted on February 1, 2018; last updated 6 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement from a Bach cello suite or violin sonata or partita
Solos
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
  • Mvt. II: 16–53
StamitzViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition
One of the following solo movements
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: first page
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 6 to 1 before 14
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158166
  • 3 after 212 to 1 after 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19 to 3 after D
Orchestral viola solos
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 10 after 5
BrittenPeter Grimes
  • Passacaglia: 1–1
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3239
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. III: beginning–1
PucciniManon Lescaut
  • Intermezzo
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 27–35
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 4 to 18
  • 2628
  • 2934
For final audition only
MozartDivertimento in E♭ Major, K. 563
  • Mvt. I
Sight-reading
Discussion

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