West Virginia Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Second percussion
Audition date
February 10, 2022
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(Posted on August 8, 2021; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Marimba solo
BachSolo Sonata No. 2 in A minor
  • Fugue: 1–73
Snare drum solo
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 11
Snare drum excerpts
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
  • Mvt. IV: 111–end
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 12
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13–end
RavelBoléro
  • 1–12
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: beginning–H
  • Mvt. IV: 1–M
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 143–200
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
Xylophone excerpts
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 4850
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 2022
GershwinPorgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
  • 1315
  • 5354
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 912
  • Overture: 3637
KodályHáry János
  • 1–1
  • 78
  • 10–end
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–245
StravinskyThe Firebird
  • 1 before 47 to 48
  • 127133
Bells excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
RespighiPines of Rome
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Waltz of the Snowflakes
TchaikovskySleeping Beauty
  • Waltz
Vibraphone excerpts
BernsteinWest Side Story
  • 620–632
  • 701–704
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. I: 49–65
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise: 1 to 17 after B
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: C to 3 after F
ChabrierEspaña
  • LM
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1–C
  • 8 before U to the end
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 201207
Cymbals excerpts
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • 32 to 14 after 32
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Danse des Mirlitons
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • 2 before O to P
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: H–end
Various drum set styles as requested by the audition committee
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