Audition information

Position
Assistant principal viola
Application deadline
August 23, 2019
Audition date
September 22, 2019
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(Posted on July 29, 2019; last updated 22 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement from one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
WaltonViola Concerto
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: B to 8 before I
One movement from a Bach cello suite or violin sonata or partita
Orchestral solos
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. I, first viola: beginning–25
  • Mvt. II, first viola: 1–30
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
ElgarIn the South (Alassio), Op. 50
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
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–107
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
MahlerSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. I: 1–1
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 12 to 13
  • Mvt. I: 19 to 3 after 20
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1–G
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I: 41–66
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
Chamber music (for finals only)
RavelString Quartet
  • Mvt. I
Possible sight-reading
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