Audition information

Position
Principal english horn / utility oboe
Application deadline
January 22, 2019
Audition date
March 18–23, 2019
Payment
$1,907.63 per week
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(Posted on December 18, 2018; last updated 5 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
First oboe orchestral excerpts
RavelLe Tombeau de Couperin
  • Prelude: 1–2
  • Prelude: 5 after 8 to 9
  • Forlane: 5 after 11 to 13
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: AD
Second oboe orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 25–44
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • 1–30 with repeats
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
English horn orchestral excerpts
BerliozRob Roy Overture
  • 19 before 11 to 8 after 13
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • 14 before 1 to 3 after 1
DebussyThree Nocturnes
  • No. II, “Fêtes”: 3–8
  • No. II, “Fêtes”: 2 to 6 after 3
  • No. II, “Fêtes”: 1415
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. I: 4 after 13 to 14
  • Mvt. II: 1617
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. II: solo
FallaThe Three-Cornered Hat
  • Miller’s Dance: 12
FranckSymphony in D minor
MahlerSymphony No. 1
RavelRapsodie Espagnole
  • Mvt. II: 12 to 3 after 13
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. II: 69
RodrigoConcierto do Aranjuez
  • Mvt. II: 1–3
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
ShostakovichSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. I: 301–350
  • Mvt. II: 170–188
  • Mvt. II: 204–214
SibeliusThe Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 2
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 3 before 14 to 8 after 15
  • 98101
Possible sight-reading
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