Omaha Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
March 26, 2018
Audition date
May 29–30, 2018
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$42,730.02 per year
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(Posted on February 4, 2018; last updated 8 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 9
Snare drum excerpts
NielsenClarinet Concerto
  • 34
  • 2733
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3747
  • Mvt. IV: 111–end
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 10 after L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
SousaThe Stars and Stripes Forever
SuppéPique dame
  • Overture: 4 before C to 9 before D
Xylophone excerpts
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 5 after 48 to 4 after 49
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 1–B
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 912
  • Overture: 3637
  • Overture: 57–end
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. VI
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 67
  • 26 to 5 after 28
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–244
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka: 6 after 45 to 1 after 46
StravinskyFirebird, 1910 version
  • 1 before 47 to 48
  • 127133
StravinskyPetrushka (1911 version)
  • 4 before 126 to 129
Glockenspiel excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
GlazunovViolin Concerto
  • 4653
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
TchaikovskySleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a
  • Mvt. V, Waltz: GI
Vibraphone excerpt
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–577
  • 581–608
  • 620–632
Cymbals excerpts
DvořákScherzo capriccioso
  • 820–end
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 3233
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • 2 before O to 8 before P
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 16 after H to the end
Bass drum excerpts
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation M
  • Variation E
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring (1947 version)
  • 72 to the end of Part I
Bass drum with attached cymbals — excerpts
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 7 before O to the end
SousaThe Stars and Stripes Forever
StravinskyPetrushka (1911 version)
  • 4 before 65 to 66
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: CG
  • Danse Bohème: LN
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise: 1–A
ChabrierEspaña
  • L–end
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1–C
  • 8 before U to the end
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 201207
A four-mallet marimba solo of your choice from the J. S. Bach violin sonatas and partitas
Triangle excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: H to 2 after I
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: I–end
DvořákSlavonic Dance No. 2
Drum set — demonstrate these styles: jazz (with brushes), rock, and Latin
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