Vancouver Symphony Orchestra clarinet audition


Audition information

Position
Bass/assistant principal clarinet
Application deadline
August 23, 2019
Audition date
September 23–24, 2019
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(Posted on July 29, 2019; last updated 22 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartClarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
  • Mvt. I: exposition
First clarinet excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: Trio
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
GershwinRhapsody in Blue
  • Beginning–2
KodályDances of Galánta
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
RachmaninoffSymphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
Bass clarinet excerpts
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 12 before 50 to 52
GroféGrand Canyon Suite
  • Mvt. III: 8 before 13 to 13
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • 4 to 6 after 4
MahlerSymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 24 to 12 after 24
RavelDaphnis and Chloé, Suite No. 2
  • 6 before 157 to 3 after 157
  • 3 before 170 to 2 before 170
  • 1 before 208 to 5 after 210
  • 3 after 212 to 218
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Fugue: 328–351
  • Toccata: 157–170
ShostakovichViolin Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. II: solo at 23
  • Mvt. II: solo at 57
StraussDon Quixote
  • 14 to 2 before 19
  • 8 after 26 to 10 after 26
  • 7274
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 5 to 4 after 6
  • 1112
  • 4849
  • 1 before 141 to 142
Possible sight-reading
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