Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin (2 openings)
Application deadline
April 20, 2020
Audition date
June 1–2, 2020
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$63,294 per year
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(Posted on March 14, 2020; last updated 4 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from the first movement 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
The first movement of a 19th- or 20th-century concerto, with cadenza
First violin excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 4 after 52 to 6 after 81
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 2 before Q to the end
  • Mvt. II: B to 9 after C
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: Beginning–34
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 1 to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78 (B)
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: beginning to 4 after E
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Overture: 12 before G to the end
Second violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II: 1–84
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: E–263
BrucknerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. III: 57–64
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