Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
April 20, 2022
Audition date
May 18–19, 2022
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(Posted on April 15, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Xylophone solo
GreenLog Cabin Blues
Xylophone excerpts
BarberMedea’s Dance of Vengeance
  • 1–2
  • 1 before 34 to 35
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. III: 1–6
  • Mvt. IV: 173–184
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 10 before 49 to 4 after 49
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 1–B
  • Act I, Scene 2: 212213
  • Act II, Scene 1: 5 after 108 to 109
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 6 after 20 to 21
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 912
  • Overture: 36 to 12 after 36
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. VI: 1–1
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka: 4556
Glockenspiel excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1619
  • Mvt. II: 4 after 25 for 3 bars
  • Mvt. II: 4 after 25 for 3 bars
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 1724
  • 5253
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. II: 8 before 1 to 1
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale, 293–326
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 12 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 3 before 6 to the end
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 15 after P to 4 before Q
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • No. 9: 100104
Vibraphone excerpts
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 569–631
  • 687–704
Snare drum excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 120–161
  • Mvt. II: 253–end
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 1 for 12 measures
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: D to 7 after F
  • Mvt. IV: PU
  • Mvt. IV: WX
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: beginning–K
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 10 after L
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 143–200
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
SousaThe Stars and Stripes Forever
Cymbal excerpts
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
  • S to 7 after S
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • 32 to 13 after 32
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 273–end
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • E to 7 before F
  • 18 after S for 9 measures
Bass drum excerpts
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. V: Q1R1
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • 72 to 6 after 74
  • 190–end
StravinskyPetrushka (1911 version)
  • 64 to 12 after 68
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 273–end
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise: 1 to 17 after B
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • Beginning to 5 after B
  • 8 before U to 5 after W
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 201 to 1 after 206
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Act II, No. 12, D. Trépak: 35–end
Triangle excerpts
BerliozRoman Carnival Overture
  • 3 to 4 after 5
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: H to 2 after I
Possible sight-reading
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