Kansas City Symphony viola audition


Audition information

Position
Associate principal viola
Application deadline
February 3, 2023
Audition date
March 20–21, 2023
Weeks in season
42
Payment
$80,034 per year
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(Posted on January 29, 2023; last updated 2 months ago)


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Audition Repertoire
The first movement of the viola concerto from one of the following: Bartók, Walton, Hindemith
Also this solo
StamitzViola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1
  • Mvt. I: 1–137
The prelude from one of the Bach cello suites or the first movement from one of the Bach sonatas and partitas for solo violin
Orchestral solo excerpts
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 3 after 4
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3235
StraussDon Quixote
  • 2 after 29 to 5 after 33
Tutti solo excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 1–106
BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Variation 5
  • Variation 7
  • Variation 8
CoplandAppalachian Spring Suite
  • 6 to 1 after 10
MahlerSymphony No. 10 (Ratz)
  • Adagio: 1–1
  • Mvt. I: 1213
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
  • Scherzo: 10 after H to 4 before L
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. IV: 134–181
PucciniManon Lescaut
  • Intermezzo: 24
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 94 to 2 after 97
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–62
Chamber music round
MozartString Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423
  • First movement
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