Augusta Symphony

ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS

In Augusta, Georgia

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

Services to begin during the 2019-2020 Concert Season

FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES (Per-Service Positions):

Principal Viola

Approximately 50 services will be scheduled during Augusta Symphony’s 2019-2020 season. The 2.5-hour Principal Viola per-service rate is $103, with mileage ($0.27/mile) and overnight ($40/night) added when applicable.

If you are interested in auditioning, please send a one-page resume, a $50 refundable deposit (check made payable to “Augusta Symphony”), and a completed Application Form so that these materials are received by Monday, August 19, 2019. Once your materials are received, you will be extended (via email) an invitation to audition. All applicants are responsible for obtaining their own copies of required music excerpts. The deposit check will be returned to you on the day of audition or if notice of cancellation is received by the Personnel Manager on or before Monday, September 9. Otherwise, your deposit will be forfeited to Augusta Symphony.

Audition Application Form

 

Send to:

Pawel Kozak, Personnel Manager

Augusta Symphony

P.O. Box 579

Augusta, GA 30903

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

Solo

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

Orchestral Excerpts

MOZART Symphony #35 “Haffner” Finale, mm. 1-37 and 134-181

BRAHMS Variations on a Theme of Haydn

1. Variation V, Vivace, top line only

2. Variation VIII, Presto non troppo, with repeat

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony #5, Mvt. 1, Reh. 15 – Reh. 17

TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony #6, Mvt. 1, mm. 19-79

Principal Viola Solos

STRAUSS Don Quixote

1. Reh. 14-18

2. Reh. 26-34

3. Reh. 53-56

4. Reh. 72-74

RAVEL Ma Mere L’OYE “Mother Goose Suite”, Mvt. V

 

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