Kansas City Symphony oboe audition


Audition information

Position
English horn and utility oboe
Application deadline
December 10, 2021
Audition date
January 31 through February 1, 2022
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$68,836 per year
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(Posted on November 7, 2021; last updated 24 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
MozartOboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
  • Mvt. II with cadenza
First oboe excerpts
RavelLe Tombeau de Couperin
  • Mvt. I: 1–2
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: AD
RossiniLa Scala di Seta
  • Overture: 1–3
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. II: 8–A
ShostakovichSymphony No. 1, Op. 10
  • Mvt. III: 1–16
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • LN
Second oboe excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 25–44
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • 1–30
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. III: 4445
English horn excerpts
BachCantata BWV 1
  • Mvt. III: 1–49
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • “Andante sostenuto” to 3 after 1
  • 34
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. III: 1–37
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. II: 1 to 2 before 1
FallaThe Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
  • Miller’s Dance: 12
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. II: 12
  • Mvt. II: 45
  • Mvt. III: 57
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. II: 69
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. IV: 4 before 19 to 20
RossiniWilliam Tell Overture
  • “Andante” after E to “Allegro vivace”
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 3 before 14 to 7 after 15
  • 3 after 86 to 1 after 87
  • 98101
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring (1913 version)
  • Part I: 24
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