Grand Rapids Symphony trumpet audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal trumpet
Application deadline
December 6, 2019
Audition date
January 9–12, 2020
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(Posted on January 10, 2020; last updated 6 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
HaydnTrumpet Concerto in E♭ Major
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. II
First trumpet excerpts
BachMagnificat, BWV 243
  • Beginning–31
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Prelude: low passage
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 4 before 46 to 2 before 47
  • 57 to 1 before 58
GershwinPiano Concerto in F
  • Mvt. II: beginning–1
  • Mvt. II: 8 to 5 after 9
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I: opening solo
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • Promenade
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. II: offstage solo
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. IV: 1 before C to 1 after D
  • Mvt. IV: 6 before Q to 1 after R
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 7 after 49 to 55, first E♭ trumpet
  • 65 to 1 after 66, first E♭ trumpet
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 1 before 134 to 139
  • 140143
  • 149151
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 1 before M to the end
Second trumpet excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 90–147
  • Mvt. V: 201–254
  • Mvt. V: 549–573
BartókThe Miraculous Mandarin
  • 51 to 2 after 53
  • 3 before 67 to 71
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. II: 7 before E to F
MahlerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1718
ProkofievCinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107
  • Mvt. VIII, “Midnight”: 130–end
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 48 to 4 before 50
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–22
Section playing (all second trumpet parts)
BrahmsAcademic Festival Overture
  • 63–90
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. IV: opening fanfare
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 58
  • Mvt. III: 1417
Possible sight-reading
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