Grand Rapids Symphony cello audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal cello
Application deadline
March 12, 2018
Audition date
April 26–28, 2018
Payment
$46,758.40 per year
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(Posted on February 2, 2018; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of a cello concerto of your choice
One movement of a Bach Suite
Orchestral Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. II: 114–124
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 141–160
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: 45–78
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–15
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: CD
  • Scherzo: EF
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 10 after D to E
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 79 to 1 before 80
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • R to 3 after W
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–29
Orchestral solos
BeethovenThe Creatures of Prometheus
  • Act II, No. 5: 33–54
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 1–25
  • Mvt. III: 71–end
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 1–48
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 2
VerdiRigoletto
  • Act II, No. 9: L–end
Possible sight-reading
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