Omaha Symphony Orchestra bass audition


Audition information

Position
Principal bass
Application deadline
April 19, 2019
Audition date
June 10–11, 2019
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$42,730.02 per year
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(Posted on February 26, 2019; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from the J. S. Bach cello suites in a reasonable key (no preludes, sarabandes, or repeats)
The first movement of a standard bass concerto of the candidate’s choosing, with cadenzas
Orchestral solos
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 3 after 1 to 2 after 2
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. II: 3 after 15 to 16
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Mvt. VII: solo, without repeat
VerdiOtello
  • Act IV: U to 7 after X
Orchestral excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067
  • Double
  • Badinerie
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 14–166 (no repeat)
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 1–100
  • Mvt. III: 141–218
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–189
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. IV: 244–279
HaydnSymphony No. 88
  • Mvt. IV: 98–141
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 41–90
  • Mvt. I: 238–309
  • Mvt. IV: 26–52
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 13–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. I: 115–138
  • Mvt. I: 191–225
SchubertSymphony No. 9, “The Great”
  • Mvt. III: 1–31
  • Mvt. III: 105–151
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 22 to 4 after 26
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1–5
  • A to 4 after B
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 9 to 6 after 12
  • 4041, top line
  • 3 after 58 to 70
  • 7778
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