Oregon Symphony horn audition


Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
September 3, 2019
Audition date
October 21–23, 2019
Payment
$73,118.60 per year
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(Posted on August 12, 2019; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I
Required solo
StraussHorn Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III
Orchestral excerpts
BachB minor Mass
  • “Quoniam tu solus sanctus”
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: trio 2
BeethovenSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 85–98
  • Mvt. II: 249–260
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. III: 132–161
  • Mvt. V: 5–9
  • Mvt. V: 111–117
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–110
  • Mvt. I: 421–end
BrahmsSerenade No. 1 in D, Op. 11
  • Mvt. V
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–105
  • Mvt. IV: 30–38
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 454–477
  • Mvt. II: 17–27
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 98–110
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 95–113
  • Mvt. I: 297–309
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 3–52
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. IV: 17 after 10 to 11
FranckSymphony in D minor
  • Mvt. II: 7 before B to 1 after C
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. IV: variation 4
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: pickup to 318 to 391
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 25 to 1 after 26
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 17 to 1 after 21
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 4 before 2
  • 1 before 78 to 79
  • Pickup to 107 to 7 before the end
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • 6–1
  • 4 after 29 to 1 after 33
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–20
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 8–28
WagnerGötterdämmerung: Siegfried’s Rheinfahrt
  • 8 after 30 to 26 after 30
  • 3133
Possible sight-reading
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