New York Philharmonic violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin (5 openings)
Application deadline
July 23, 2018
Audition date
September 21 through October 1, 2018
Weeks in season
52
Payment
$146,796 per year
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(Posted on June 5, 2018; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of the G minor, A minor, or C major unaccompanied sonata by J. S. Bach
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
The first movement — plus cadenza — of a Romantic or 20th Century concerto from the standard repertoire
First violin tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. II: 88–101
  • Mvt. III: 247–end
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
CoplandSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after 90 to 93
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1619
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 26–99
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 4 after 8
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 7 after 51
SchoenbergVerklärte Nacht
  • 155–187
  • 278–294
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 11–47
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 912
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
Second violin tutti excerpt
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Overture: 16–59
Sight-reading
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