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AUDITIONS

 

Augusta Symphony

ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS

In Augusta, Georgia

Monday, September 17, 2018

Services to begin during the 2018-2019 Concert Season

FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES (Per-Service Positions):

Associate Principal 2nd Violin

Associate Principal Cello

3rd Horn

Approximately 50 services will be scheduled during Augusta Symphony’s 2018-2019 season.

The per-service rates for 2.5 hours will be: Horn 3 – $81, Associate Principal 2nd Violin and Associate Principal Cello – $99. Mileage- ($0.27 per mile). Overnight of $30/night.

Audition Application Form

A limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to these auditionsIf you are interested in auditioning, please send a one-page resume and completed Application Form so that these materials are received in the Augusta Symphony office no later than Monday, August 20. Once your materials are received and you have been accepted, you will be extended (via email) an invitation to audition. All applicants are responsible for obtaining their own copies of required music excerpts.

Once invited to audition, a $50 refundable deposit is required to secure an audition time. Your deposit check, marked with “Audition, September 2018”, must be received in the Augusta Symphony office no later than Monday, September 3 (check made payable to “Augusta Symphony”). The check will be returned on the day of audition or if notice of cancellation is received by Personnel Manager on or before Friday, September 14. Otherwise, your deposit will be forfeited to Augusta Symphony. Specific audition schedule including audition times will be determined on Tuesday, September 4. Contact Pawel Kozak with any questions.

Send to:

Pawel Kozak, Personnel Manager

Augusta Symphony

1301 Greene St. Suite 200

Augusta, GA 30903-0579

Email: [email protected]

All APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF EITHER U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR A LEGAL ELIGIBILITY TO ACCEPT EMPLOYMENT WITH THE AUGUSTA SYMPHONY.

The Augusta Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and an employer with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment in the workplace.

REPERTOIRE FOR AUDITIONS

Associate Principal Cello

Solo

1st movement from a standard cello concerto of applicant’s choice.

Orchestra Repertoire

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5, Mvt II Theme and first two variations

BRAHMS Symphony No. 3, Mvt III Opening to m. 39

DEBUSSY La Mer, two m. before 9 to six m. after 9

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo: N to O

MOZART Symphony No. 35, Mvt. IV m. 134-181

R. STRAUSS Don Juan, Opening to letter D

VERDI Requiem, Offertorio, Opening to m. 28

Orchestra Solos

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 83, Mvt II Andante (cello solo)

ROSSINI William Tell Overture (1st Cello Part) Beginning to m. 48

Associate Prinicpal 2nd Violin

Solo

A movement (exposition) from a standard violin concerto of applicant’s choice

Orchestral Repertoire

Violin I Parts

MOZART Symphony No. 39, Mvt. IV beginning to B

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony, Mvt. I beginning to first G.P.

R. STRAUSS Don Juan, first page

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2, Scherzo (first page)

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, Mvt. III m. 99-114

Violin II Parts

RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 Op. 27, Mvt. II – meno mosso after reh. 32 to four before reh. 34 (upper divisi)

MOZART Magic Flute Overture, m. 16 – 41

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1, Mvt III Letter E (m. 238 – 263)

Horn 3

Solo

Candidate’s choice

Horn 3 Excerpts

MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3

Scherzo movement

  • Sixteen after A to B
  • Four before F to two before G

Adagio movement

  • Six after D to four before E

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel

  • Volles Zeitmass after #28 to eight before #33
  • Four after #34 to four before #38

STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben

  • Four before #2 to #5
  • #10 to four before #12
  • Eight after #77 to #79

TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4, Mvt I, Opening to six after A

BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, Mvt I

  • m. 50 – 80
  • m. 168 – 213

BRAHMS Tragic Overture, m. 100 – 164

SAINT SAENS Symphony No. 3, Mvt I.

  • Six after M to seventeen after N
  • Q to S
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