Audition information

Position
Principal cello
Application deadline
September 3, 2018
Audition date
February 17–18, 2019
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(Posted on August 9, 2018; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from an unaccompanied Bach suite
One movement from a classical concerto
One movement from a contrasting standard concerto
Orchestral solos
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 1–25
  • Mvt. III: 71–end
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: Variation 2
  • Mvt. IV: Variation 7 through the second ending
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • 1–48, top line only
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme
  • No. 9: 8488
StraussDon Quixote
  • 122–212
  • 689–end
Orchestral tutti
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III: 1–218
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 2 before 9 to 6 after 9, top part
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3536
  • Mvt. III: 7 before 75 to 77
  • Mvt. IV: 7980, top part
SmetanaThe Bartered Bride
  • Overture: 1–A
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 7 after 13
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 21–58
  • Mvt. II: 252–275
Chamber music
BeethovenString Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3
  • Mvt. I
MozartString Quartet No. 22 in B♭ Major, K. 589
  • Mvt. II
Possible sight-reading
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