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VIOLIN
Solo: First movement of a major concerto – Exposition
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 (1st Violin) – Mvt. 3 – m. 99 to m. 115
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 (1st Violin) – Mvt. 4 – m. 33 to letter D
STRAUSS: Don Juan (1st Violin) – 4 before letter H to 11 after letter I

VIOLA
Solo:STAMITZ: Viola Concerto – First page of the International Edition
Excerpts:
MOZART: Symphony No. 35, “Haffner” – Mvt. 4 – Mm. 134 – 181
MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Letter E to 3 mm. after Letter I
STRAUSS: Don Juan – beginning to letter D (play as written, no cuts)

CELLO
Solo: First movement of a major concerto – Exposition
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 1 – 10, 49 – 59, and 98 -106
STRAUSS: Don Juan – Mm. 1 – 9 – 7 mm. before letter G through letter H Letter R through letter T
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 – Mvt. 3 – Mm. 1-16

DOUBLE BASS
Solo: First movement of a standard bass concerto
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 – Mvt. 3 – mm.141- 177; trio with no repeats
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 – Mvt. 4 – Recitatives
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 – Mvt. 1 – Letter E to F
MOZART: Symphony No. 39 – Mvt. 1 – mm.13 – 21 and mm. 40 – 97 (end one bar after C)

FLUTE
Solo: MOZART Concerto in G, K. 313 – Mvt. 1 – Exposition
Excerpts:
BACH: “Aus Lieberman will mein Heiland sterben” from St. Matthew Passion – beginning through mm 18
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture no.3 – mm. 328 – 360 (fast solo)
MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 12 mm. before letter P through the end
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the afternoon of a faun – opening 4 mm.**
ROSSINI: Semiramide Overture (Piccolo) – 5 mm. After letter G through1 mm. after letter H **
**Optional auxiliary instrument excerpt.

OBOE
Solo: MOZART: Concerto in C, K. 314 – Mvt. 1 – Exposition
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 (Oboe I) – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 8 – 47
RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin (Oboe I) – Mvt. 1 – Mm. 1 – 14
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 (Oboe I) – Mvt. 3 – Mm. 8 – 19
BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra (Oboe II) – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 25 – 44

CLARINET
Solo: MOZART: Concerto in A, K. 622 – Mvt. 1 – Exposition
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6 (Clarinet I) – Mvt. 1 – Mm. 474 – 492 – Mvt. 2
– Mm. 68 – 77 – Mvt. 3 – Mm. 122 -133
MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Clarinet I) –
Beginning through letter B
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 – Scottish (Clarinet I) – Mvt. 2 – Beginning through 1 mm. after rehearsal B
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 (Clarinet I) – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 1 – 52 – Mvt. 3 – Mm. 1 – 17
**BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique (E – flat Clarinet) – Mvt. 5 – Mm. 40 – 78
**GROFE: Grand Canyon Suite (Bass Clarinet) – Mvt. 3 – 5 mm. after rehearsal no. 11 through end of mvt.
** Optional auxiliary instrument excerpt.

BASSOON
Solo: MOZART: Concerto in B – flat, K. 191- Mvt. 1 – Exposition
Excerpts:
MOZART: Overture to Marriage of Figaro(Bassoon 1) – Mm. 101 -171
RAVEL: Boléro, Reh. 2 to 3 (Bassoon 1)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade (Bassoon 1) – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 5 -26 and 322 – 328
STRAVINSKY: Pulcinella Suite, Gavotte, Variation 2a without repeats (Bassoon 1)

HORN
Solo: MOZART: Concerto No. 2, K. 417 OR No. 4, K. 495 – Mvt. 1 Exposition
Excerpts:
BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 3 (horn II) – Mvt. 3 – Trio, mm. 170 – 205
BRAHMS: Symphony no. 3 (horn I) – Mvt. 3 – Mm. 98 – 110
STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (horn I) – Mm. 6 – 20
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony no. 4 (horn II) – Mvt. 1 – Mm. 1 – 20

TRUMPET
Haydn or Hummel concert – Mvt. 1
Excerpts:
MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition (Trumpet 1) – Opening Promenade – Mm. 1 – 8
RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome (Trumpet 1) – Mvt. 2 offstage solo
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5 (Trumpet 1) – Mvt. 1 – Beginning through 5 mm after rehearsal no. 1
RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G Major – Mvt. 1 – rehearsal no. 2 through rehearsal no. 3

TROMBONE
No Solo Work Required for Trombone Auditions
Excerpts:
MOZART: Requiem – Tuba Mirum – Solo
RAVEL: Bolero (Trombone I) – Solo – 2 mm. after reh. no. 10 to downbeat of reh. no. 11
SAINT- SAENS: Symphony No.3 (Trombone I) – Mvt.1 – letter Q to 2 mm. before letter R
WAGNER: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin (Trombone I) – pickup to 7 mm. after D to 1 m. after E
WAGNER: Ride of the Valkyries(Trombone 1) – Mm. 58 – 77 (B –Major section)

BASS TROMBONE
Solo: SPILLMAN: Concerto for Bass Trombone – Mvt. 1 – First page only
Excerpts:
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome – Mvt. 2 – Mm. 27 – 55
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish” – Mvt. 4 –
Beginning through mm. 18
ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell – Letter C through 9 mm. after letter D
VERDI: Falstaff – Act III, part 1 – Rehearsal no. 7 through 9 mm. after rehearsal no. 7 – Act III, part 1 – 4 mm. after reh. no. 13 through 20 mm. after no. 14

TUBA
Solo: Applicant’s choice (3 minutes maximum)
Excerpts:
WAGNER: Overture to Die Meistersinger – Mm. 1- 27 and 158 – 188
BRUCKNER:
Symphony No. 8 – Mmt. 1 – pick-up to L through N – Mmt. 1 – pick-up V through 5 mm. after W-Mmt. 4 – mm. 3 – 40
TCHAIKOVSKY:
Francesca da Rimini – D through 5 after E
STRAUSS:Also Sprach Zarathustra – 6 through 6 after 6 (2ndtuba part)
Ziemlich Langsam between 17 and 18
BRAHMS: Ein deutsches Requiem – Mv’t II – 20 before M through 7 after M

TIMPANI
Solo: Exercise 73 From Saul Goodman’s “Modern Method for Tympani”
Published by Belwin Mills, distributed by Alfred
Excerpts: BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra, Mvt. 4
BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, Mvt. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1, Mvts. 2 & 3
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9, Mvts. 1 & 2
HINDEMITH: Symphonic Metamorphosis, Mvt.2
MAHLER: Symphony No. 7, Mvt. 5
MOZART: Symphony No. 39, Mvt. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1, Mvt. 4
STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring, Sacrificial Dance
TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Overture – Fantasy
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. 1

PERCUSSION
Snare Drum:
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade Mv’t. 3, Reh. D to E Mv’t. 3, 5 after Reh. F to 8 after Reh. F Mv’t 4, Reh. P – R Mv’t 4, Reh. S – U
PROKOFIEV: Lt. Kije Suite Opening

Xylophone:
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris Reh. 4 – 7 Reh. 20 – 21 Reh. 61 – 62
KODALY: Hary Janos Suite Mv’t 6, Beginning – Reh. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Polka from The Age of Gold

Glockenspiel:
DUKAS:Sorcerer’s Apprentice Reh. 17 – 20
STRAVINSKY: Petrouchka (1911 version) Reh. 14 – 17

Tambourine:
BIZET: Aragonaise from Carmen Beginning – mm82

Cymbals:
TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet 2 before Reh. O to 7 before Reh. P

Auditions are open for all orchestra section con: Audition 2015

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