Houston Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal second violin
Application deadline
March 30, 2019
Audition date
April 29 through May 1, 2019
Weeks in season
52
Payment
$101,140 per year
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(Posted on March 19, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I: exposition and cadenza
The first movement—with cadenza—of one of the following concertos
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 1–165
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: 1–45
  • Mvt. IV: 33–81
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 4 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: Beginning–34
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 1–100
  • Mvt. II: 1–28
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Overture: 12 before G to the end
Second violin excerpts
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 1–157
Chamber music
MozartString Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K. 387
  • Mvt. I, second violin part
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