Kansas City Symphony trumpet audition


Audition information

Position
Principal trumpet
Application deadline
January 23, 2015
Audition date
March 2–3, 2015
Payment
$65,583 per year
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(Posted on November 6, 2014; last updated about 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Solo
HoneggerIntrada
HummelTrumpet Concerto in E
First trumpet excerpts
BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 2
  • Mvt. III
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. I: 39–50
  • Mvt. I: 334–396
  • Mvt. II: 90–146
  • Mvt. V: 211–254
BeethovenLeonore Overture No. 3
  • Offstage call
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 508–541
BrahmsAcademic Festival Overture
  • 63–89
DebussyThree Nocturnes
  • Fêtes, trumpet I: 9 after 10 to 11
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 4 before 46 to 2 before 47
  • Pickup to 57 to 59
GershwinPiano Concerto in F
  • Mvt. II: 5–1
MahlerSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. I
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Posthorn solo, Mvt. III: 1 before 14 to 16
MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  • First promenade: 1–2
  • Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuÿle
ProkofievCinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107
  • Mvt. II, “Pas de chale”: 15 to 5 before 19
  • Mvt. VII, “Cinderella’s Waltz”: 114121
RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Mvt. I: 23
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I: opening–8
  • Mvt. II: 8 after 10 to the end
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III: G to 1 after H
  • Mvt. IV: 1 before C to D
  • Mvt. IV: QR
  • Mvt. IV: TU
SchoenbergPicture Studies
  • Mvt. III: 162–174
  • Mvt. X: 639–660
SchumannSymphony No. 2
  • Mvt. I: 1 to 2 before A
ShostakovichConcerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 35
  • Mvt. II: 3436
  • Mvt. IV: 1 after 63 to 65
StraussDon Juan, Op. 20
  • 5 after F to 3 before G
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
  • 7 after 49 to 55, first E♭ trumpet
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • Pickup to 134 to 143
TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker
  • No. 12a, “Chocolate—Spanish Dance”: 1–2
WagnerTannhäuser
  • Overture: pickup to M to the end
Section playing
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II: 90–146
BrahmsAcademic Festival Overture
  • 63–89
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