Toronto Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant timpani/section percussion
Application deadline
March 1, 2018
Audition date
April 2–3, 2018
Weeks in season
43
Payment
$89,433.55 per year
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(Posted on February 5, 2018; last updated 16 days ago)


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Snare drum solo
DelécluseKeiskleiriana I
  • Etude No. 11
Snare drum
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
  • 4951
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
Xylophone
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 4850
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Opening
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 6 after 20 to 21
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–245
StravinskyFirebird
  • 4648
  • 127133
Vibraphone
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 581–589
  • 620–637
  • 701–705
Glockenspiel
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
GlazunovViolin Concerto
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale
RespighiPines of Rome
Cymbals
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 3233
SibeliusFinlandia
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • EF
  • NP
  • SU
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
Bass drum
SettleEtude
Tambourine
AdamsShort Ride in a Fast Machine
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: 3 before D to H
ChabrierEspaña
DvořákCarnival Overture
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Trepak
  • Danse Arabe
Timpani
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. IV
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Intermezzo
  • Finale
BeethovenSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. IV
BernsteinCandide
  • Overture
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: coda
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Percussion movement
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
HolstThe Planets
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
NielsenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
Saint-SaënsSamson and Delilah
  • Danse Bacchanale
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Solo
ShostakovichSymphony No. 11
  • Mvt. I
SibeliusFinlandia
SibeliusViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. III
StraussDer Rosenkavalier
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 104–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
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