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Audition Information

Audition Dates

Solo editions are suggested, however not required.

Solos are listed in order with the first solo having the lowest multiplier 

Violin:

  • Scale – A major and d melodic minor scales in quarters at = 90
  • Excerpts:
    • Bernstein Candide Overture, pick-up to m. 6 – m. 46, half note=132 (Violin Bernstein)
    • Schubert Symphony #8 (Unfinished) 1st movement, Allegro Moderato. 176 (Rehearsal Letter D) to m. 212, q=120 (Violin Schubert)
  • Solo (Choose one of the following)
    • Sicilienne, Maria Theresia v. Paradis, (Barbara Barber Book 6)
      • Complete, no repeats
    • Concerto #3 for Violin in G Major, Mozart, International
      • Solo entrance at Letter B to Letter E (Solo parts of exposition)
    • Concerto #4 for Violin in D Major, Mozart
      • International Solo entrance at Letter B (m. 49) to downbeat of Letter F (m. 109) (Solo parts of exposition)
  • Sight-reading

Viola

  • Scale – A major and f# melodic minor scales in quarters at = 90

  • Excerpts
    • Bernstein Candide Overture, Pick-up to m. 265 to the end, half note = 132 (Viola Bernstein)
    • Schubert Symphony #8 (Unfinished)1st movement, Allegro Moderato.  176 (Rehearsal Letter D) to m 212, q=120 (Viola Schubert)
  • Solo (Choose one of the following)
    • Country Dance, von Weber/Preucil, Suzuki Viola School vol. 5
      • complete, all repeats
    • Adagio and Rondo, Mozart/Preucil, Suzuki Viola School vol. 6.
      • Rondo only, complete
    • Concerto for Viola, Hoffmeister, International
      • M.  35 – M. 151 (Solo parts of exposition)
  • Sight-reading

Cello

  • Scales – G major and g melodic minor scales in quarters at = 90
  • Excerpts
    • Bernstein Candide Overture, pick-up to m. 6 – m. 46, half note=132 (Cello Bernstein)
    • Schubert Symphony #8 (Unfinished) 1st movement, Allegro Moderato. 176 (Rehearsal Letter D) to m. 212, q=120 (Cello Schubert)
  • Solo (Choose one of the following
    • Divertimento in D Major, Haydn, II. Tempo di minuetto
      • Theodore Presser Company #164-00021 
      • Complete, with Da Capo
    • Sonata in e minor, Romberg, III. Rondo (International)
      • Beginning of Rondo to m. 162
    • Rondo in C major, Boccherini, complete, International
  • Sight-reading

Bass

  • Scales – A major and a melodic minor scales in quarters at = 90
  • Excerpts
    • Bernstein Candide Overture. M. 7 – M. 46, half note = 132 Schubert (Bass Bernstein)
    • Symphony #8 (Unfinished) 1st movement, Allegro Moderato. M. 176 (Rehearsal Letter D) to M. 212, q=120 (Bass Schubert)
  • Solo (Choose one of the following)
    • Allegro, WF Bach, Progressive Repertoire Vol. 2 (Carl Fischer)
      • Complete, all repeats
    • Sonatina, Beethoven, Solos for the Double Bass Player (Ed. Zimmerman, pub. Schirmer)
      • Complete, no repeats            
    • Concerto in F major, Capuzzi/Baines (Boosey & Hawkes)
      • 1st movement exposition (stop at rests before rehearsal #5)
  • Sight-reading

 

2018 Ensemble Programs

Symphony Orchestra – Mark Parker, Conductor

Candide Overture, Bernstein
Pines of Rome, Resphigi

Concert Orchestra – Jeremy Woolstenhulme, Conductor

Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished) – First Movement, Schubert
49th Parallel Overture, Vaughn Williams
La Cascara, Woolstenhulme

 

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