Vancouver Symphony Orchestra trombone audition


Audition information

Position
Second trombone
Application deadline
September 3, 2019
Audition date
October 15–16, 2019
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(Posted on July 29, 2019; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
BachSuite No. 2 for cello
  • Allemande: beginning to the first repeat
DavidConcertino
  • Beginning through cadenza
Second trombone excerpts
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: EF
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: 8 after 11 to 5 before 12
  • Mvt. II: 1 after 19 to 1 before 20
  • Mvt. II: 2425
  • Mvt. III: 12 after 15 to 17
MozartRequiem
  • Tuba Mirum: 1–18
  • Kyrie: 5–33
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2 after 60 to 3 before 66
  • 1 after 69 to 74
WagnerRide of the Valkyries
  • Pickup to 4 to 2 after 7
First trombone excerpts
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 2 after 13 to 17
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 33 to 1 after 34
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 58 to 6 before 62
RavelBoléro
  • 1011
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • C to 8 after D
RossiniLa Gazza Ladra (one trombone version)
  • Overture: 115–139
  • Overture: 275–291
  • Overture: I–end
Saint-SaënsSymphony No. 3, “Organ”
  • Mvt. I: Q to 2 before R
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 4 after 15 to 16
  • 5051
VerdiLa Forza del Destino
  • Overture: 7 after C to 3 after E
WagnerLohengrin
  • Prelude to Act III: B to 3 before C
Section playing
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
BrucknerSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. IV
Possible sight-reading
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