Audition information

Position
Assistant/utility horn
Application deadline
February 12, 2023
Audition date
March 12–14, 2023
Weeks in season
38
Payment
$1,206.88 per week
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(Posted on January 18, 2023; last updated 18 days ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The exposition from the first movement of one of the following concertos
MozartHorn Concerto No. 2, K. 417
MozartHorn Concerto No. 4, K. 495
First horn excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” Op. 68
  • Mvt. III: 132–161
  • Mvt. V: 5–9
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–102
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 4 before 2 to 1 after 3
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 1 before 26 to 11 after 27
MozartSymphony No. 25
  • Mvt. IV: 28–73
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. IV: 12 before O to P
SchubertSymphony No. 9, D. 944, “The Great”
  • Mvt. I: 1–8
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 3 after 17 to 21
  • Mvt. I: 36 to 4 after 38
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 4 after 44 to 3 after 47
  • 1 before 78 to 1 after 79
StravinskyThe Firebird (1919 version)
  • Infernal Dance: 19 to 1 after 21
  • Finale: 1112
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–20
Second horn excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. III: 158–201
BeethovenSymphony No. 7, Op. 92
  • Mvt. I: 84–102
  • Mvt. III: 165–234
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 6
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 4 before 2 to 1 after 3
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 3 before N to 1 after O
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–20
Third horn excerpts
BerliozRoméo et Juliette
  • Queen Mab Scherzo: 3 after 58 to 62
BrahmsPiano Concerto No. 1
  • Mvt. I: 199–215
DvořákSymphony No. 9, “New World”
  • Mvt. III: 6 before 3 to 8 after 3
StraussTill Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
  • 13 after 29 to 31
Fourth horn excerpt
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. IV: 82–100
Possible sight-reading
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