Audition information

Position
Contra/section bassoon
Application deadline
November 17, 2021
Audition date
January 3–4, 2022
Weeks in season
46
Payment
$57,455.84 per year
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(Posted on November 6, 2021; last updated 25 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo bassoon
MozartBassoon Concerto, K. 191
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Solo contrabassoon
BachSuite No. 1 for cello
  • Minuets 1 and 2
First bassoon excerpts
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 133–171
RavelBoléro
  • 23
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 274–end
Second bassoon excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 8–24
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 25–33
  • Mvt. IV: 49–63
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 1–17
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. IV: AB
SibeliusSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 40–55
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 1–16
Third bassoon excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 165–181
Contrabassoon excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 374–436
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation VI: 264–292
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–189
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 223–247
MahlerSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 3740
MozartSerenade No. 10 in B♭, K. 361
  • Mvt. VI, theme and variations: variation 3
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt IV: 2 to 9 after 5
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • Beginning to 2 after 2
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt II: 65 to 8 after 68
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