Audition information

Position
Section first violin
Application deadline
July 10, 2014
Audition date
September 28 through November 3, 2014
Payment
$84,365 per year
Go to web page

(Posted on June 9, 2014; last updated almost 5 years ago)


Find other violin auditions listed on Magnum Opus.

Audition Repertoire
One of the following concertos
BartókViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
BeethovenViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
DvořákViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development (no cadenza)
PaganiniViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
ProkofievViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
SibeliusViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development (with both cadenzas)
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development (no cadenza)
WieniawskiViolin Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. I: exposition and development
One of the following Mozart concertos
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I: exposition
First violin excerpts
AdamsDoctor Atomic Symphony
  • Mvt. I: 66–113
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 211–13
MendelssohnSymphony No. 4, “Italian”
  • Mvt. I: 1–110
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. IV: 1–104
SchubertSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: “Allegro Vivace” to 64
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. II: 361–end
  • Mvt. II: 1–54
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Overture: last 49 measures, top line
Chamber music excerpts
BrahmsString Quartet in B♭ major, Op. 67
  • Mvt. II: 1–26, first violin
HaydnString Quartet No. 61 in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1–55, first violin
RavelString Quartet
  • Mvt. I, second violin
Possible sight-reading
Discussion

    It’s quiet in here! Log in to comment.