Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
August 20, 2018
Audition date
September 24, 2018
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(Posted on June 8, 2018; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Any one movement of your choice from the Bach cello suites
The complete first movement of any standard concerto
Tutti excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 49–59
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
  • Mvt. III: 1–18
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 5
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: NO
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 1–B
  • Mvt. IV: 57–109
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 1
  • Mvt. VI
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • No. 3: 22 to 4 after 23
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
  • O to 9 after S
  • V to 3 after W
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 4 after 3
  • 1 before 46 to 4 after 49
VerdiRequiem
  • Offertorio: 1–34
Solo excerpts
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • Beginning to “Allegro”
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. IV: 3640
StraussDon Quixote
  • Theme
  • Variation 2
  • Variation 5
Chamber music
RavelString Quartet
  • Mvt. I
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