Houston Symphony Orchestra bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal bassoon
Application deadline
November 30, 2018
Audition date
January 19–22, 2019
Weeks in season
52
Payment
$101,140 per year
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(Posted on November 27, 2018; last updated 13 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I (no cadenza)
  • Mvt. II (no cadenza)
First bassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 349–356
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 15–25
  • Mvt. IV: 184–190
  • Mvt. IV: 298–302
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. II: 7–13
  • Mvt. II: 103–120
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: 177–F
  • Mvt. III: 63–90
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 20–30
  • Mvt. III: 134–158
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 1–14
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: B–46
  • Mvt. I: 61 to first ending
  • Mvt. I: pickup to F to G
  • Mvt. I: H–119
  • Mvt. II: 1–B
  • Mvt. II: pickup to C to 50
  • Mvt. IV: 1–A
  • Mvt. IV: G–131
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 25
  • Mvt. III: 67
  • Mvt. III: 19–end
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 147–181
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 1–A
  • Overture: pickup to 102 to 123
  • Overture: 139–D
  • Overture: 215–220
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • 106107
  • 109 to 1 after 110
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 910
  • Mvt. III: 5 after 14 to 16
RavelBoléro
  • 23
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. II: LM
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 1 to 3 after 3
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Variation 2a: 166170
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 274–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 71–D
  • Mvt. II: E–86
  • Mvt. III: 16–72
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 1–12
Third bassoon excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 165–181
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 15 before 51 to 2 after 53
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