Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section first and second violin (2 openings)
Application deadline
April 4, 2014
Audition date
May 12–13, 2014
Payment
$51,369 per year
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(Posted on February 21, 2014; last updated almost 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
1st movement of any Mozart concerto, with cadenza
1st movement of a 19th or 20th century concerto, with cadenza
1st violin excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 4 after 52–6 after 81
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 2 before Q to the end
  • Mvt. II: B to 9 after C
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: Beginning–34
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: 1 to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78 (B)
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: beginning to 4 after E
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 36 (violin 1a)
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
2nd violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: Beginning–84 (8 after B)
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–263
BrucknerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. III: 57–64
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