Auditions

2nd Trombone/Bass Trombone

 

This is a 1-year substitute position starting January 2018, with an option for a second year

 

 

Audition repertoire: download here

 

Registration has ended.The repertoire is available for those who applied on time.

 

 

2nd Violin (tutti)

Two substitute positions are available, starting immediately until July 2018 


Audition Repertoire:

  1. Mozart: Concerto (No: 3, 4, or 5), first movement with Cadenza.
  2. Romantic Concerto: first movement with Cadenza.
  3. Excerpts book: download here

Registration has ended.The repertoire is available for those who applied on time.

 

Bass (tutti)

 

This is a substitute position for one year: Starting immediately until July 2018

 

 

Audition Repertoire:

  1. Classic Concerto: first movement only, without cadenza (Dittersdorf or Vanhal)
  2. Romantic Concerto: first movement only (Koussevitzky or Bottesini)
  3. Audition excerpts book (download of the excerpts book will be available soon)

 Excerpts:

Bach: Badinerie from Suite No. 2  (page 1)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Scherzo (p. 2)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Trio (p. 3)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Recitative (p. 4)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Finale from letter K (p. 5)

Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 (p. 10)

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 (p. 13)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 Scherzo (p. 14)

Mozart : Symphony No. 40 (p. 21)

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major “The Great” (p. 26)

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben from fig. 9 to six after fig. 12 (p. 28)

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (p. 29)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 from letter P (p. 31)

Verdi: Otello (p. 32)

Audition to be played at orchestra tuning

 Registration has ended.The repertoire is available for those who applied on time.

Principal Percussion & Asst. Principal Timpani/Percussion (tutti)

One audition for two positions:

  1. Position A – Percussion (Principal)

Starting immediately, or from the winning candidate’s earliest availability

 

  1. Position B – Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (tutti)

Audition Repertoire:

 Percussion (Principal) – download the excerpts book here (for NY audition only).

Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti) – download the excerpts book here (for the NY audition only).

Timpani (Asst. Principal) / Percussion (Tutti) – download the repertoire list here (The excerpts book will be available soon.)

Registration has ended.The repertoire is available for those who applied on time.

 

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