Audition information

Position
Principal second violin
Application deadline
December 20, 2021
Audition date
January 24–25, 2022
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$80,500 per year
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(Posted on November 12, 2021; last updated 19 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement — including cadenza — of one of the following concertos (with piano accompaniment for final round, without accompaniment in prelim and semifinal rounds)
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
The first movement of a standard concerto from the 19th or early 20th century (no piano accompaniment)
One movement of unaccompanied Bach (sonatas and partitas)
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 92–132
ElgarEnigma Variations
  • Variation II
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 8 before A to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. I: 26–142
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. II: 1–C
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–122
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 9 before D
Second violin excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. V: 265–342
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 238–274
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 8 before 14 to 15
  • Mvt. IV: 1–28
MozartSymphony No. 41, “Jupiter”, K. 551
  • Mvt. IV: 1–157
Chamber music
RavelString Quartet
  • Mvt. I, second violin
Possible sight-reading
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