Audition information

Position
Principal horn
Application deadline
June 1, 2022
Audition date
October 3–31, 2022
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(Posted on May 3, 2022; last updated 3 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following solos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I without cadenza
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I without cadenza
Also this solo
StraussHorn Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I
First horn orchestral repertoire
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: trio
BeethovenSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 85–96
  • Mvt. II: 249–260
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. III: 132–161
  • Mvt. V: 5–9
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–110
  • Mvt. I: 421–end
BernsteinSymphony No. 2, “The Age of Anxiety”
  • Variation III: FG
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 454–477
  • Mvt. II: 17–31
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: F–110
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–52
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 4 after 1
  • Mvt. I: 29 to 2 after 31
  • Mvt. I: 3940
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. III, obligato horn part
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 26 after 16 to “Nicht mer so Langsam”
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Nocturne: 1–34
RavelPavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a dead princess)
  • 1 to 4 after A
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1721
  • Mvt. I: 36 to 1 after 41
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 20 after D to 2 after F
  • 19 after N to P
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 4 before 2
  • 7383
  • 107–end
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • 1–1
  • 12 after 28 to 2 after 33
StravinskyThe Fairy’s Kiss (Le baiser de la fée)
  • Mvt. II: 6769
TchaikovskySymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–28
WagnerSiegfried
  • Act II, Scene 2: Long call
Possible sight-reading
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