Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
March 11, 2022
Audition date
March 29, 2022
Payment
$131.74 per service
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(Posted on January 5, 2022; last updated 19 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
A solo vibraphone or marimba piece of your choice (maximum 5 minutes)
Xylophone excerpts
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 5 after 48 to 4 after 49
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 4–18
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 1 after 9 to 12
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. VI: 5–1
Glockenspiel excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1–19
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 4 after 17 to 3 before 20
  • 2224
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 16 before 3
  • Mvt. I: 13 after 7 to 16 after 9
Vibraphone excerpts
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–607
  • 620–655
Snare drum excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 12
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: DE
  • Mvt. IV: PR
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 4 after L
Cymbals excerpts
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 32 to 18 before 33
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • EF
  • 2 after T to 13 before U
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 11 after G to the end
Bass drum excerpts
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 72 to the end of Part I
Bass drum with cymbal attachment
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 67
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: 3 before D to 2 after F
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1 to 4 before C
  • T–end
Triangle excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: H to 2 after I
LisztPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: “Allegretto Vivace”–F
Assorted styles and grooves on drumset
Possible sight-reading
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