Kansas City Symphony harp audition


Audition information

Position
Principal harp
Application deadline
April 29, 2019
Audition date
June 17–19, 2019
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$77,038 per year
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(Posted on March 22, 2019; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
DebussyDanses Sacrée et Profane
MozartConcerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299
  • Mvt. I
RavelIntroduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet, and String Quartet
Principal harp excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 175–198
  • Mvt. IV: 42–58
  • Mvt. V: 96–112
  • Mvt. V: 345–356
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. II: 1–23
  • Mvt. II: 19 after 35 to the end
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation I
  • Fugue: IK
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 3–end
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 1
  • Mvt. VI: 5152
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 4649
RavelTzigane
  • Cadenza (4)
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV: cadenza
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • D to 6 before G
StraussSalome
  • Dance of the Seven Veils, Harp I part: HS
StravinskyFirebird Suite (1919)
  • Berceuse
StravinskySymphony in Three Movements
  • 112120
  • Mvt. III: 1 before 172 to 177
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Waltz of the Flowers: cadenza
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Scene 4: cadenza, ending before 1
VerdiLa Forza del Destino
  • Overture: GH
  • Overture: NO
WagnerTristan and Isolde
  • “Liebestod”: 36 after C to F
WagnerDie Walküre
  • Magic Fire Music, Act III, Scene III: 5 after 96 to 5 after 98
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