Detroit Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Section violin
Application deadline
August 9, 2021
Audition date
September 20 through October 5, 2021
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(Posted on June 8, 2021; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement (with cadenza) of one of the following
BeethovenViolin Concerto
BrahmsViolin Concerto
DvořákViolin Concerto
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
SibeliusViolin Concerto
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
The first movement (without cadenza) of one of the following
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 Excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: “Adagio lo stesso tempo” for 16 measures
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 88–F
  • Mvt. IV: 33–D
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 4 before 39
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1519
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–41
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 4 before D
Second Violin Excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. IV: 265–317
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–264
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 272–313
StraussAn Alpine Symphony
  • 129134
Possible sight-reading
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