Audition information

Position
Assistant concertmaster
Application deadline
July 2, 2014
Audition date
September 23–24, 2014
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(Posted on June 3, 2014; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following Mozart concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
The first movement (with cadenza) of a 19th or 20th century concerto of your choice
Two contrasting movements from any Bach partita or sonata
Concertmaster solos
BeethovenMissa solemnis
  • No. 4: 110–end
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–end (solo at E)
DvořákSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. II: 57–64
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. IV: Solos
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: H to the end of the solo
  • Mvt. IV: cadenza–L
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2239
  • 106 to the end of the solo
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 123–151
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. III: 1–45
  • Mvt. IV: 33–80
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
  • Mvt. IV: 1–79
ProkofievSymphony No. 1, “Classical”, Op. 25
  • Mvt. I: 1–62
  • Mvt. IV: 1–42
SchumanSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 1–trio
  • Mvt. II: coda
Possible sight-reading
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