Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate concertmaster
Application deadline
April 18, 2014
Audition date
May 26–27, 2014
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(Posted on March 5, 2014; last updated almost 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of solo Bach piece of your choice
The first movement of any Mozart concerto with cadenza
The first movement of any 19th or 20th century concerto with cadenza
Solo excerpts
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. III: 17 after 11 to 1 before 12
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: HI
  • Mvt. III: K–end
  • Mvt. IV: 1–L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–5
  • Mvt. III: 8 after K to N
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 8
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 29
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. II: pickup to 57 to 59
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2239
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: beginning to B
  • Mvt. I: EF
  • Mvt. II: 62–80
  • Mvt. IV: 1–44
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 3 after 38 (top line)
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
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3237
StraussAlso Sprach Zarathustra
  • 36 (violin 1a)
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
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