Phoenix Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal second violin
Application deadline
April 6, 2020
Audition date
May 11–12, 2020
Payment
$56,620 per year
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(Posted on February 15, 2020; last updated about 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — without cadenza — of one of the following concertos
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
Also the first movement — without cadenza — of one of the following concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
First violin orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 43–58
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 30–50
  • Mvt. II: 88–103
  • Mvt. III: 1–44
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 17–99
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–53
  • Mvt. II: 96–125
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 1
  • Mvt. VII, “Death of Tybalt”: 7074
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1–32
  • Mvt. I: 51–74
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • First page
Second violin orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 265–342
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–274
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 1–157
RachmaninoffSymphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
  • Mvt. II: 15 after 32 to 4 before 35
Any one movement from a J. S. Bach solo sonata or partita
Possible sight-reading
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