Audition information

Position
Assistant principal viola
Application deadline
January 16, 2023
Audition date
February 27, 2023
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(Posted on December 28, 2022; last updated about 1 month ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The prelude from one of the J.S. Bach cello suites
Solo
MozartSinfonia Concertante, K. 364
  • Mvt. I: 72–158
  • Mvt. II: 16–53
Orchestral solos
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to the second ending
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 1 before 44 to 4 after 44
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 2 to 5 before 4
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 18
  • 26 to 3 before 28
  • 2934
Orchestral excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–10
  • Mvt. II: 23–37
  • Mvt. II: 49–60
  • Mvt. II: 98–106
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. III: 1–A
  • Mvt. III: 125–139
  • Mvt. III: HI
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
BrucknerSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 51–83
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 610
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
NielsenSymphony No. 5
  • 1 after 27 to 9 after 30
  • 4 before 52 to 59
  • 64 to 11 after 66
  • 9396
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • beginning–D
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 94 to 2 after 97
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 15–88
Chamber music excerpts (to be played alone. May be asked in any round)
Simonloop
  • 1–17
  • 52–71
Possible sight-reading
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