Audition information

Position
Second horn
Application deadline
August 5, 2022
Audition date
September 9, 2022
Weeks in season
36
Payment
$25,337 per year
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(Posted on July 13, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
  • Mvt. I: exposition
MozartHorn Concerto No. 3
  • Mvt. I: exposition
Second horn orchestra excerpts
BeethovenFidelio
  • Overture: 45–55
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 171–205
  • Mvt. IV: 433–end
BeethovenSymphony No. 8
  • Mvt. III: 46–78
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 6 to 13 after 6
HaydnSymphony No. 31, “Horn Signal”
  • Mvt. II: 12–16
  • Mvt. II: 35–38
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. III: 1315
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 29–31
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 7 after 2
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 9 after L to 1 after O
MozartSymphony No. 40
  • Mvt. III: trio
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 17 to 1 after 21
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 1 to 1 after 6
  • 1 before 78 to 2 after 79
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 17 before O to 8 after P
  • 4 before Y to 1 before Z
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–20
WeberDer Freischütz
  • Overture: 1–25
Fourth horn orchestra excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 83–101
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3, “Scottish”
  • Mvt. II: 16 after A to B
  • Mvt. II: 4 before F to 2 before G
Eighth horn orchestra excerpt
WagnerDas Rheingold
  • Prelude: 21–56
Possible sight-reading
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