Kansas City Symphony violin audition


Audition information

Position
Associate concertmaster
Application deadline
August 15, 2014
Audition date
September 8–9, 2014
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(Posted on July 28, 2014; last updated over 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One movement of solo Bach piece of your choice
The first movement exposition and cadenza of any Mozart concerto
The first movement of any Romantic or 20th century concerto
Solo excerpts
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II: 90–end (solo at E)
DvořákCello Concerto
  • Mvt. III: 17 after 11 to 1 before 12
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. III: HI
  • Mvt. III: K–end
  • Mvt. IV: 1–L
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 1–5
  • Mvt. III: 8 after K to N
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 8
  • Mvt. IV: solo at measure 29
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 2232
First violin excerpts
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. III: 99–114
BrahmsSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: beginning to B
  • Mvt. I: EF
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 33 to 6 after 38
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Scherzo: 1 to 7 after D
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. IV: 1–78 (B)
  • Mvt. II: 1–27
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 1 to 13 after C
Chamber music
MendelssohnString Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
  • Mvt. I, first violin part
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