Kansas City Symphony bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Contrabassoon and associate principal utility bassoon
Application deadline
April 11, 2014
Audition date
May 19–20, 2014
Payment
$63,365 per year
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(Posted on March 5, 2014; last updated almost 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I (no cadenza)
  • Mvt. II (no cadenza)
First bassoon excerpts
BachOrchestral Suite No. 1 in C, BWV 1066
  • Overture: pickup to 48 to 71 (6 before C to D)
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. II: 7–18
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 6 after A to C
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 2 before 52 to 53
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 1–A
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
  • Pickup to 15 to 5 before 17
RavelBoléro
  • 3 after 2 to 3
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. IV: beginning to 7 after 71 in mvt. V
StravinskyFirebird Suite (1919)
  • Berceuse: 1 to 5 after 2
  • Berceuse: 68
StravinskyPulcinella Suite
  • Toccata: 1 before 69 to 71
  • Gavotta: variation 2A 81 to the end, with repeats
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III: 4 after A to 9 before E
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 1–12
Contrabassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 3 after A to 16 before C
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 2 after H to 9 after H
  • Mvt. IV: 13 before N to N
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. IV: 28–30
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • Beginning to 2 after 2
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt IV
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt II: 6569
  • Mvt. III: 8789
StraussSalome
  • 6 after 151 to 4 after 153
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