Audition information

Position
Principal viola
Application deadline
September 9, 2014
Audition date
October 27 through November 24, 2014
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(Posted on July 27, 2014; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of one of the following concertos
BartókViola Concerto
HindemithDer Schwanendreher
HoffmeisterViola Concerto
StamitzViola Concerto
WaltonViola Concerto
One movement from a Bach cello suite or violin sonata or partita
Orchestral solos
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 6
  • Mvt. I, first viola: beginning–25
  • Mvt. II, first viola: 1–30
BerliozHarold in Italy
  • Mvt. I: 12 before 3 to 3 after 4
  • Mvt. I: 20 after 6 to 20 after 7
GinasteraVariaciones concertantes, Op. 23
  • Variation V: 3239
ProkofievRomeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mvt. V: 1 before 44 to 6 after 44
StraussDon Quixote
  • 4 after 14 to 18
  • 26 to 3 before 28
  • 2934
Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • I to 6 after L (79–114)
  • 3 after U to 1 before X (198–211)
Orchestral excerpts
BartókMusic for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
  • Mvt. II: 324 to 400 (viola 1)
BeethovenSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. II: 64–71
  • Mvt. III: 1–A
  • Mvt. III: 125–139
  • Mvt. III: 294–317
  • Mvt. IV: 41–80
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 610
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 35, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. I
  • Mvt. IV
RavelDaphnis and Chloé
  • 212–end
ShostakovichSymphony No. 5, Op. 47
  • Mvt. I: 1517
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 77 to 4 after 79
  • 1 before 85 to 6 after 85
  • 1 before 94 to 2 after 97
TchaikovskySymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. I: 19–38
  • Mvt. I: 50–62
Chamber music
BrahmsString Quartet in B♭ major, Op. 67
  • III. Agitato (Allegretto non troppo)
Possible sight-reading
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