Oregon Symphony bassoon audition


Audition information

Position
Contra/utility bassoon
Application deadline
September 18, 2022
Audition date
October 31 through November 2, 2022
Weeks in season
40
Payment
$60,856 per year
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(Posted on August 22, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Contrabassoon solo repertoire
BachSuite No. 1 for cello
  • Courante
  • Sarabande
Contrabassoon orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 374–436
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 663–671
  • Mvt. IV: 709–717
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 161–197
  • Mvt. IV: 94–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. IV: 223–247
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 3 before 1 to 7 after 2
MahlerSymphony No. 9
  • Mvt. II: 17 to 26 after 18
  • Mvt. II: 27–end
  • Mvt. IV: 28–46
  • Mvt. IV: 99–100
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt IV: 26
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand
  • Beginning to 3 after 2
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. II: 65 to 9 after 68
StraussDeath and Transfiguration
  • “Allegro, molto agitato” to 3 before F
Bassoon solo repertoire
BachPartita in A minor for flute
  • Sarabande
First bassoon orchestral excerpts
MozartThe Marriage of Figaro
  • Overture: 139–171
Second bassoon orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 8–25
  • Mvt. II: 165–181
BerliozSymphonie fantastique
  • Mvt. IV: 25–63
  • Mvt. V: 47–78
BrahmsViolin Concerto
  • Mvt. II: 1–32
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. IV: 1–36
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: 1–16
Third bassoon orchestral excerpt
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 165–181
Possible sight-reading
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