Audition information

Position
Principal bassoon
Application deadline
August 6, 2021
Audition date
September 21, 2021
Weeks in season
32
Payment
$34,382 per year
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(Posted on June 30, 2021; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
  • Mvt. II: 7–20
First bassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 15–A
  • Mvt. IV: 184–190
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 25–33
  • Mvt. IV: 47–63
  • Mvt. V: 47–64
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 23–72
  • Mvt. I: H–119
  • Mvt. III: 110–142
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 1–24
  • Overture: 139–D
MozartSymphony No. 34
  • Mvt. III: 5 after T to 15 before V
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. I: 62–71
  • Mvt. I: 105–123
  • Mvt. IV: 65–94
  • Mvt. IV: 154–172
RavelBoléro
  • 2 after 2 to 3
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 910
  • Mvt. III: 4 after 14 to 16
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–A
  • Mvt. II: LM
ShostakovichSymphony No. 9, Op. 70
  • Mvt. IV: beginning to A in Mvt. V
StravinskyPulcinella
  • Tocatta: 1 before 69 to 71
  • Gavotta: 81–end
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 1 to 3 after 3
  • 12 to 4 after 12
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 274–end
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 71–D
  • Mvt. II: E–86
  • Mvt. III: 18–72
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 1–12
Possible sight-reading
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