Columbus Symphony Orchestra violin audition


Audition information

Position
Concertmaster
Application deadline
August 15, 2015
Audition date
September 28–29, 2015
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(Posted on May 2, 2015; last updated over 3 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
One of the following concerto movements
MozartViolin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
  • Mvt. I with cadenza
The first movement (with cadenza) of a major concerto of your choice
Orchestral solos
BachSt. Matthew Passion
  • “Erbame Dich, mein Gott”: solo in first orchestra part (Bahrenreiter)
BrahmsSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. II
BrittenVariations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
  • Mvt. VI, “Bourée classique”
MozartSerenade No. 7, K. 250, “Haffner”
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV
RachmaninoffSymphonic Dances, Op. 45
  • Mvt. II
RavelMa mère l’oye (Mother Goose) Suite
  • Mvt. IV, “Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête”
  • Mvt. V, “Le jardin féerique”
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
ShostakovichSymphony No. 6
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: Solo beginning at 111
StraussEin Heldenleben, Op. 40
StraussLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme
  • Mvt. IV, “Entry and Dance of the Tailors”
StravinskyL’historie du soldat
  • Petite Concert
  • Trois Dances
  • Danse de Diable
  • Marche Triomphale du Diable
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
  • Mvt. IV (Scene)
Orchestral repertoire
BeethovenSymphony No. 9, “Choral,” Op. 125
  • Mvt. II
  • Mvt. III
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. I: 1–53
  • Mvt. I: 145–218
  • Mvt. I: 392–end
  • Mvt. IV: first page
MahlerSymphony No. 1
  • Mvt. IV: 1 to 2 before 6
  • Mvt. IV: 1 before 15 to 19
MendelssohnA Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Overture
  • Scherzo
MozartSymphony No. 39, K. 543
  • Mvt. IV
SchubertSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. IV: 1–60
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