Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
July 8, 2019
Audition date
September 9–11, 2019
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(Posted on June 13, 2019; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solo movements
BartókViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
  • Mvt. I
WaltonViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
One of the following solos
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
StamitzViola Concerto
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
  • Mvt. II: 16–53
Orchestral solos
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 1
  • 1 after 7 to 10
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 24
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 18
  • 26 to 3 before 28
  • 2934
Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • I to 6 after L (79–114)
  • 3 after U to 1 before X (198–211)
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 64–71
  • Mvt. III: 1–A
  • Mvt. III: 125–139
  • Mvt. III: 294–317
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 610
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 1–1
  • Mvt. I: 4 after 12 to 13
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 158170
  • 212 to 1 after 216
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 85 to 6 after 85
  • 1 before 94 to 2 after 97
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–38
  • Mvt. I: 50–62
Possible sight-reading
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