Utah Symphony Orchestra cello audition


Audition information

Position
Section cello
Application deadline
November 1, 2014
Audition date
February 16–17, 2014
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(Posted on October 1, 2013; last updated almost 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo: Sarabande from any J.S. Bach solo suite
Concerto: choose one
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
SchumannCello Concerto
  • Mvt. I
Solo Orchestral Repertoire
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: Beginning–25
  • Mvt. III: 71–end
PucciniTosca
  • Act III: Cello quartet (top line) 5 after 9 to 11
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Beginning–48
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 2: 214–221
  • Variation 2: 233–248
  • Variation 5
Orchestral Excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Finale: fugue, 292–317 (upper line)
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 140–177
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
MahlerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: 45 (top line)
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: NO
Possible sight-reading
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