Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra percussion audition


Audition information

Position
Section percussion
Application deadline
June 27, 2015
Audition date
September 20–23, 2015
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(Posted on June 8, 2015; last updated about 2 years ago)


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Audition Repertoire
Marimba solo
BachSonata No. 1 for Solo Violin, BWV 1001
  • Fugue: 1–55
Snare drum solo
DelécluseTwelve Etudes for Snare Drum
  • Etude No. 9
Xylophone solo
Kreisler/GreenTambourin Chinois
Snare drum
BartókConcerto for Orchestra
  • Mvt. II
NielsenClarinet Concerto
  • 4 before 29 to 32
ProkofievLieutenant Kijé Suite
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 15
  • Mvt. I, The Birth of Kijé: 13–end
ProkofievSymphony No. 5
  • Mvt. II: 3740
  • Mvt. IV: 111–end
RavelBoléro
RavelAlborada del Grazioso
  • 2627
Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade, Op. 35
  • Mvt. III
  • Mvt. IV: PU
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
  • Mvt. IV: Beginning to 10 after L
  • Mvt. V
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10
  • Mvt. II: 98–end
Xylophone
CoplandAppalachian Spring
  • 4850
GershwinPorgy and Bess
  • Overture
  • Act I, Scene 2: 212
  • Act II, Scene 1: 108
GershwinAn American in Paris
  • 47
  • 6 after 20 to 21
HindemithKammermusik
  • 17–46
  • 137–154
  • 267–278
KabalevskyColas Breugnon
  • Overture
MessiaenOiseaux Exotiques
  • 67
  • 2628
SchumanSymphony No. 3
  • Toccata
ShostakovichThe Golden Age
  • Polka
StravinskyFirebird
  • 1 before 47 to 48
  • 127133
Glockenspiel
DebussyLa Mer
DukasThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice
MozartThe Magic Flute
RespighiPines of Rome
  • Mvt. I
Vibraphone
BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • 567–577
  • 582–588
  • 620–629
WilliamsEscapades
  • Mvt. I: 49–64
  • Mvt. I: 90–127
  • Mvt. III: 126–181
  • Mvt. III: 235–257
Tambourine
BizetCarmen Suite No. 1
  • Aragonaise
BizetCarmen Suite No. 2
  • Danse Bohème: 3 before D to 3 after E
BrittenPeter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
  • Mvt. IV, “Storm”
ChabrierEspaña
DvořákCarnival Overture
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 201206
Bass drum and bass drum with attached cymbal
MahlerSymphony No. 3
  • Mvt. I: 13
StravinskyThe Rite of Spring
  • Danse de la terre
StravinskyPetrushka (1947 version)
  • 124127
  • 132134
  • 144148
Castanets
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Triangle
BrahmsSymphony No. 4
LisztPiano Concerto No. 2
Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Cymbals
DvořákScherzo capriccioso
MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2
TchaikovskyRomeo and Juliet
TchaikovskySymphony No. 4
  • Mvt. IV
Possible sight-reading
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