Atlanta Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Assistant principal percussion
Application deadline
July 24, 2022
Audition date
September 11 through October 10, 2022
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(Posted on May 2, 2022; last updated 5 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Marimba solo
BachLute Suite No. 1 in E minor, BWV 996
  • Mvt. I
Vibraphone solo
Piazzolla6 Tango Etudes for Flute
  • Etude No. 3
Snare drum excerpts
NielsenClarinet Concerto
  • 4 before 29 to 32
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 12
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13–end
ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
  • 49 to 2 before 51
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 10 after L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: DE
  • Mvt. III: 5 after F to 8 after F
  • Mvt. IV: 4 before N to 19 after N
  • Mvt. IV: PU
SchumanNew England Triptych
  • Chester: 106–122
SchumanOn Freedom’s Ground
  • 289–306
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II
SuppéPique dame
  • Overture: 95–130
Xylophone excerpts
BergWozzeck
  • Act II, Scene 4: 716–723
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 5 after 48 to 4 after 49
Gershwin/BennettPorgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
  • 1315
HindemithKammermusik No. 1
  • Finale: 137–154
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture: 912
  • Overture: 1 before 36 to 8 before 38
KodályHáry János
  • 1–1
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 67
  • 5 after 13 to 5 before 18
  • 2630
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata: 230–244
ShostakovichLady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District
  • Act III, scene 6: 379384
StravinskyThe Firebird
  • 127133
StravinskyLes Noces
  • Second Tableau: 5962
Glockenspiel excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 1619
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 1720
  • 2224
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 2830
MozartThe Magic Flute
  • Act I: Finale
ProkofievPiano Concerto No. 1
  • 35–end
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
Vibraphone excerpts
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–577
  • 620–632
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. I: 49–65
  • Mvt. III: 126–175
Tambourine excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise: 1 to 7 before C
BrittenPeter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
  • Mvt. IV: 1011
ChabrierEspaña
  • LM
DvořákCarnival Overture
  • 1–C
  • QS
RavelRapsodie Espagnole
  • Mvt. IV: 4 to 4 after 6
  • Mvt. IV: 23 to 2 after 26
Cymbal excerpts
DvořákScherzo capriccioso
  • Q–end
MozartThe Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Overture: 93–118
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III: 3233
SibeliusFinlandia
  • NO
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • EF
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 42–B
  • Mvt. IV: 272–end
VerdiLa Forza del Destino
  • Overture: 10 after P to the end
Bass drum excerpts
BrittenBilly Budd
  • Act IV, Scene 4: 1594–1607
BrittenThe Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • Variation M: 10–14
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 13
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 272–end
Possible sight-reading
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