Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Principal percussion
Application deadline
August 8, 2014
Audition date
August 16, 2014
Payment
$143 per service
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(Posted on August 7, 2014; last updated about 4 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solos
ChapinAdvanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer
  • Solo Exercise IV C
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 1
KreislerTambourin Chinois, Op. 3
  • 1–102
Xylophone orchestral excerpts
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 5 after 48 to 50
GershwinAn American in Paris
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture: 1 to 4 before B
GershwinPorgy and Bess: Selection for Orchestra
  • 274–end
HaymanPops Hoedown
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
KodályHáry János Suite
  • Mvt. VI
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. III
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka
Bells orchestral excerpts
DebussyLa Mer
  • Mvt. II: 2 after 16 to 5 before 19
  • Mvt. III: 9 after 55 to 8 before 56
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • 4 after 17 to 3 before 20
  • 2224
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. V: 5–end
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
Vibraphone orchestral excerpts
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–577
  • 583–607
  • 620–655
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. III, “Joy Ride”: 129–175
Bass drum orchestral excerpts
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • Danse de la terre: 72 to 6 after 78
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 272–end
Snare drum orchestral excerpts
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 1–9
  • Mvt. II: 254–end
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé
  • The Birth of Kijé: 12
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Part 2 Toccata: 143–199
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • No. 7 Scene
Cymbals orchestral excerpts
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
  • 5 to 7 after 7
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
  • 32 to 13 after 32
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
  • 13 after N to 12 after O
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV: 11 after G to the end
Tambourine orchestral excerpts
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: 3 before D to 3 before F
ChabrierEspaña
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • Danse Arabe
  • Trepak
  • La Mere Gigogne: D–end
On Drum set, trading four bars time with four bars solo drums in various styles
Possible sight-reading
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