Audition information

Position
Section bass
Application deadline
August 31, 2018
Audition date
September 25–27, 2018
Payment
$73,500 per year
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(Posted on March 7, 2018; last updated 8 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Orchestral parts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 1–76
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 105–123
  • Mvt. II: 180–195
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 16–24
  • Mvt. I: 137–178
  • Mvt. I: 257–302
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 54–66
  • Mvt. I: 282–304
  • Mvt. I: 386–425
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation H
HaydnSymphony No. 88
  • Mvt. I: 9th bar of “Allegro” for 15 bars
  • Mvt. I: 23 after A to the repeat
  • Mvt. I: 17 before “Largo” for 11 bars
  • Mvt. IV: 10 before B to 29 after B
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 13–21
  • Mvt. I: 40–97
  • Mvt. I: 120–146
  • Mvt. IV: 105–137
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: B to 7 after C
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 5 to 2 after 8
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 9 after 15 to 4 after 17
  • 40 to 2 before 41
  • 4 after 48 to 4 after 49
  • 51 to 3 after 65
  • 3 after 66 to 70
  • 7778
The first movement of a standard bass concerto
One movement of a J. S. Bach cello suite
Possible sight-reading
Discussion

  • Hedgehog thumb Christopher Lettie 2 months ago

    Updated the list