Oregon Symphony percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
December 18, 2019
Audition date
February 3–5, 2021
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$73,118.60 per year
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(Posted on February 15, 2020; last updated 5 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Marimba
BachLute Suite No. 1 in E minor, BWV 996
  • Mvt. I
TakemitsuRain Tree
  • Marimba entrance on page 5 to the end of the second stanza on page 7
Snare drum
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 6
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé
RavelBoléro
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
SuppéPique dame
  • Overture
TompkinsNine French-American Rudimental Solos
  • Etude No. 8
Xylophone
CoplandAppalachian Spring
HindemithKammermusik No. 1
KodályHáry János Suite
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 67
  • 2630
SchumanSymphony No. 3
ShostakovichGolden Age Suite, Op. 22a
  • Polka
StravinskyFirebird, 1910 version
Glockenspiel
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I, No. 8
ProkofievAlexander Nevsky
RespighiPines of Rome
TchaikovskySleeping Beauty
Vibraphone
BernsteinWest Side Story
Tambourine
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise
BrittenPeter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
ChabrierEspaña
DvořákCarnival Overture
TchaikovskyNutcracker Suite
Cymbals
DvořákScherzo capriccioso
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
TchaikovskyNutcracker Suite
  • Dance of the Mirlitons
Bass drum
MahlerSymphony No. 3
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