VIOLIN REPERTOIRE

  1. R. Strauss: “Don Juan” from bar 1 until the end of 1st page
  2. W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 39. IV Mvt. From bar 1 – 104.
  3. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, III Mvt. (Adagio molto cantabile) from bar 99 (Lo stesso tempo) until bar 114
  4. Brahms: Symphony No. 1, I Mvt. from bar 1 – 189.
  5. Free piece of your choice (max 5 minutes) / Obra libre (max. 5 minutos)

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VIOLA REPERTOIRE 

  1. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, I Mvt. from rehearsal No. 15 to No. 17.
  2. R. Strauss: Don Juan, beginning until letter D.
  3. Mozart: Symphony No. 35, Finale, bar 134 – 181.
  4. Mendelssohn: Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” beginning until letter D.
  5. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, I Mvt. from bar 19 – 69 (top part of divisi)

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CELLO REPERTOIRE

  1. Allemande from one of the Solo Cello Suites by Bach No. 4, 5, or 6 (without repeats) / Allemande de una de las Suites para Violonchelo Solo de Bach No. 4, 5, o 6, (sin repeticiones/sem repetições)
  2. Brahms: Symphony No. 2, II Mvt, bars 1 to 15.
  3. Mendelssohn: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Tempo beat= 88. See PDF excerpt.
  4. R. Strauss: Don Juan (Universal Edition/U.E. 2089): page 19 complete + page 22 letter P for 8 measures – see PDF excerpt.
  5. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Movement 2, bars 1 – 11; bars 49 – 59; bars 98 – 106; bars 114 – 123.

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DOUBLE BASS REPERTOIRE

  1. W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 40, 1 Mvt., bars 114-138 and 191-220
  2. Strauss: Death and Transfiguration, from 10 bars before E to 2 bars before F
  3. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64, V, from 4 bars after rehearsal 49 to 1 bar after rehearsal 50.
  4. A solo work of the player’s choice with or without piano accompaniment such as a concerto movement including a cadenza, a sonata, a solo Bach, etc. (approx. 3 minutes) / Una obra libre con o sin acompanamiento de piano como por ejemplo un movimiento de un concierto con cadencia, una sonata, o Bach solo, etc. (aprox. 3 minutos)

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FLUTE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mozart: Concerto in G Major, KV313, exposition of 1st movement
  2. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Mvt. IV, mm. 173 – 200
  3. Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. IV, mm 93 – 105
  4. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis, Mvt. III, 6 mm. before rehearsal C to the end
  5. Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, see PDF excerpt
  6. Rossini: Overture to Semiramide, mm. 132 – 145 and mm. 329 – 337 (piccolo part)

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OBOE REPERTOIRE

  1. Rossini: “La Scala di Seta.” Overture: from m. 6 (with upbeat) to m. 20; from figure 2 to figure 3
  2. Ravel: “Le Tombeau de Couperin.” Movement 1: from beginning to figure 2
  3. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4: Movement 2: from beginning to m. 21.
  4. R. Strauss: “Don Juan” from 4 measures after letter L to 2 measures after letter N.

English horn (optional)

  1. Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”), Movement 2 from m. 7 to m. 18.

NOTE: You are encouraged to include English horn with your audition.  It is not required, but demonstrates versatility and will add to the strength of your audition.

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CLARINET REPERTOIRE

  1. Mozart (A clarinet): Concerto, mvt. I exposition
  2. Brahms (A clarinet): Symphony No. 1, mvt. 2, from 4 m. after rehearsal B to 10 m. after reh. B
  3. Stravinsky (A clarinet): Firebird Suite (1919) Variation (complete)
  4. Respighi (A clarinet): Pines of Rome, Pini de Gianicolo – given excerpt
  5. Beethoven (B-flat clarinet): Symphony No. 6, mvt. II, 1 m. before D to 2 m. before E
  6. Mendelssohn (B-flat clarinet): Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo, beginning until after the trills

Optional: You are encouraged to include E-flat clarinet and/or bass clarinet with your audition.  It is not required, but demonstrates versatility and will add to the strength of your audition.

E-flat (optional):

  1. Copland, El Salon de Mexico, rehearsal 27 to rehearsal 31 (omit long rests)
  2. R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, reh. 38 – 13 after 40

Bass clarinet (optional):

  1. R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, 5 mm. after rehearsal 9 to 4 mm. before rehearsal 12; 3 measures before Sehr lebhaft to end
  2. Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite, mvt. 3 (On the Trail), rehearsal 2 – rehearsal 3; 8 m. before rehearsal 13 – 4 m. after rehearsal 13

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BASSOON REPERTOIRE

  1. W.A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, I movement from m. 35 – 71; II Mvt. from m. 7 – 21
  2. Beethoven: Violin Concerto, I Mvt. from m. 18 to downbeat of m. 29; III Mvt. from pickup to m. 135 to downbeat of m. 142; III Mvt. from pickup to m. 151 to downbeat of m. 158
  3. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, II Mvt. from Andantino to downbeat of letter A; II Mvt. from letter L to M

Contrabassoon (optional)

  1. Strauss: Elektra, see PDF excerpt

NOTE: You are encouraged to include Contrabassoon with your audition.  It is not required, but demonstrates versatility and will add to the strength of your audition.

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FRENCH HORN REPERTOIRE

  1. R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel (First horn opening solo)
  2. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, I movement, low tutti from third measure after #17 to one after #21 (first horn part)
  3. Ravel: Pavane pour une Infante Défunte (first horn solo)
  4. A melody or folk tune from your native country OR a solo work or orchestral excerpt of your choice not to exceed 2 minutes in length / Una melodia folclorica de tu pais O una pieza solista o un extracto orquestal de tu eleccion (maximo 2 minutos)

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TRUMPET REPERTOIRE

  1. Beethoven: Leonore Overture excerpts (see PDF)
  2. Stravinsky: Petrushka (given excerpt)
  3. Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 (New World), IV Mvt. from m. 10 to m. 25
  4. Mahler: Symphony No. 5: from beginning to rehearsal #2; from 1 bar before rehearsal #3 to rehearsal #4; from rehearsal #7 to rehearsal #8
  5. An improvisation, folk tune, or sample of current classical repertoire, accompanied or not, about 3 minutes long. / Una improvisacion, melodia folclorica, o un obra del repertorio clasico de tu eleccion, maximo 3 minutos

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TENOR TROMBONE REPERTOIRE

  1. W.A. Mozart: Requiem Mass, Tuba Mirum, beginning to bar 34
  2. Berlioz: Marche Hongroise (Hungarian March from “The Damnation of Faust Op.24”) from bar 94 to bar 112
  3. Free excerpt of your choice representing your country or culture (2 min. maximum) / Obra libre que represente tu paiz o cultura (2 min. maximo)

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BASS TROMBONE REPERTOIRE

  1. Haydn: The Creation, No. 26 Chorus, beginning to bar 13
  2. Hector Berlioz: Marche Hongroise (Hungarian March from “The Damnation of Faust Op.24”) from bar 89 to bar 114
  3. Free excerpt of your choice representing your country or culture (2 min. maximum) / Obra libre que represente tu paiz o cultura (2 min. maximo)

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TUBA REPERTOIRE

  1. Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust, scene I, from rehearsal #20 to the end (bar 156)
  2. Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (given excerpts)
  3. Free excerpt of your choice representing your country or culture (2 min. maximum) / Obra libre que represente tu paiz o cultura (2 min. maximo)

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NOTE ON PERCUSSION and TIMPANI AUDITION

**Applicants may audition for Percussion or Timpani, or may apply for both Percussion and Timpani if they would like to be considered in both categories.

**Aplicantes pueden aplicar para percusion o timpani o para los dos percusion y timpani si quieren ser considerados para las dos categorias.

PERCUSSION REPERTOIRE

i. XYLOPHONE

  1. Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Overture) – m. 4 to m.18
  2. Khachaturian: Dance of the Rose Maidens – #1 to #3 – #8 to the end
  3. Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon Overture (2 measures after #9 to #12; 1 measure before #36 to 1 measure before #37)

ii. GLOCKENSPIEL

  1. Respighi: Pines of Rome – I Mvt. (Pines of the Villa Borghese) Beginning to 21 measures after #2; 13 measures after #7 to the end of the movement.
  2. W.A. Mozart: The Magic Flute (Finale from Act I of the Opera) Entire excerpt in “Allegro” section
  3. Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – 4 measures after #17 to 4 measures after #19; #22 to #24

iii. SNARE DRUM

  1. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade -III Movement (letter D to letter E) -IV Movement (1 measure before letter C to letter D; 4 measures before letter N to 19 measures after letter N; and letter P to letter R)
  2. Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé I Movement, The Birth of Kijé, #1 to #3
  3. ff roll (concert style) – 10 seconds, pp roll (concert style) – 10 seconds, pp cresc-ff-decresc pp roll – 10 seconds

iv. TAMBOURINE

  1. Dvorak: Carnival Overture – Beginning to 5 measures after letter A; 17 measures after letter K to 26 measures after letter K; Letter T to the end
  2. Chabrier: España, Rhapsody for Orchestra – 25 measures after letter A to 1 measure before letter B; Letter L to 4 measures before letter M
  3. ff roll (5 seconds), pp roll (5 seconds), pp cresc-ff-decresc pp roll (10 seconds total)

v. CYMBALS

  1. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 from #32 to 13 measures after #32
  2. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. IV Finale – First 8 measures; 16 measures after letter H to the end
  3. Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet – 2 measures before letter O to 12 measures after letter O
  4. Single crashes: 4 half notes ff – quarter=100; 4 half notes mp – quarter=100

vi. OTHERS

  1. Demonstrate your own abilities on Latin and / or Brazilian percussion with your choice of instruments from the following list: congas, timbales, bongo, tambora, maracas, pandeiro, repinique, tamborim, caixa. Please choose 2 (two) instruments to perform on and play for a maximum of 1 (one) minute on each instrument. / Demuestre su habilidad en percusion Latina o Brasilera en su eleccion de instrumento de la siguiente lista: congas, timbales, bongo, tambora, maracas, pandeiro, repinique, tamborim, caixa. Escoja 2 instrumentos y toque por un maximo de un minuto cada uno.
  2. Play a solo of your choice (maximum length not to exceed 3 minutes) on one of the following instruments / toque un solo de su eleccion en un instrumento de los siguientes (maximo 3 minutos): Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Timpani, Snare Drum

Note: published, unpublished, original, or improvised materials will all be considered appropriate, as well as a 3-minute section from a longer work.

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TIMPANI REPERTOIRE

  1. Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses – 5 measures after letter S to 1 measure before letter T; 7 measures after letter Y to the end
  2. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 – Mvt. I (letter T to 1 measure before letter V)
  3. W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 39 – Beginning to measure 16
  4. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Mvt. I – Pick up to measure 17 to measure 35; Measure 297 to measure 345
  5. Beethoven Symphony No. 7 Mvt. I – Measure 89 to measure 110
  6. Elgar: Enigma Variations – Var. VII, Troyte (Beginning to #25) – Var. XI, G.R.S. (2 measures before #50 to the end of the variation)
  7. Chávez: Toccata – #40 to #42; #55 to 2 measures after #62

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HARP REPERTOIRE

  1. Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Variation I, Variation J, and Fugue beginning to end)
    (Variacion I, Variacion J, y Fuga desde el principio hasta el final)
  2. Berlioz: Symphony Fantastique, 2nd Movement (from beginning to #35) (desde el principio hasta el #35)
  3. Chabrier – España (Beginning to 16 before B, and M-N) (Principio al 16, y M-N)
  4. Ravel: Tzigane (Cadenza)
  5. Donizetti: Solo from Lucia Di Lammermoor, No. 2, Scena E Cavatina (given excerpt) (estracto dado en el documento PDF)

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PIANO REPERTOIRE

  1. Any Chopin Etude except Op. 10 #3 or Op. 25 #1 and #2 / Cualquier estudio de Chopin excluyendo Op. 10 #3 or Op. 25 #1 and #2
  2. Any chamber music piece (trio or bigger group), 1st movement.  / Cualquier obra de musica de camera (trio o mas grande ensemble), primer movimiento.
  3. Marquez: Danzón No. 2, From 74 to 121; From 164 to 198; From 282 to 345

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