Grand Rapids Symphony trombone audition


Audition information

Position
Principal trombone
Application deadline
March 4, 2019
Audition date
April 11–14, 2019
Payment
$50,822.40 per year
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(Posted on February 24, 2019; last updated 5 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
GrøndahlTrombone Concerto
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
First trombone orchestral excerpts
BartókThe Miraculous Mandarin Suite
  • 2 before 34 to 10 after 36
  • 1 before 60 to 4 before 62
  • 71 to 3 after 74
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 580–601
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 114–135
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 246–266
  • Mvt. I: 282–302
  • Mvt. IV: 353–end
HindemithSymphonic Metamorphosis
  • Mvt. IV: G–end
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 13 to 17
  • Mvt. I: pickup to 33 to 2 after 34
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 58 to 5 before 62
MozartGreat Mass in C Minor, Op. 427
  • No. 8, “Cum sancto spiritu”: 13 before D to 1 after D
  • No. 8, “Cum sancto spiritu”: 14 after G to the end
RavelBoléro
  • 3 after 10 to 11
RossiniLa Gazza Ladra
  • Overture: 115–149
  • Overture: 275–291
  • Overture: 432–446
Saint-SaënsSymphony No. 3, “Organ”
  • Mvt. I: Q to 3 after S
SchumannSymphony No. 3, “Rhenish”
  • Mvt. IV: 1–23
  • Mvt. IV: 42–54
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 5 after 15 to 17
  • 7 after 50 to 5 after 51
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 6274
WagnerDie Walküre
  • Ride of the Valkyries: 4 to 3 after 7
WagnerLohengrin
  • Prelude to Act III: B to 2 before C
Second trombone excerpts
MozartRequiem
  • Tuba Mirum: 1–34
Possible sight-reading
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