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2013-2014 Audition Requirements for Concertmaster & Principal Positions

CONCERTMASTER REQUIREMENTS

University Orchestra Fall Auditions | Concertmaster

Please prepare the following in addition to the solo and orchestral repertoire for music major section violin.

Solo Repertoire | First movement exposition of a 19th or 20th century concerto of your choice (no accompaniment)

Concertmaster Solos | RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol: Mvts. III, IV, and V concertmaster solos

PRINCIPAL CHAIR REQUIREMENTS

University Orchestra Fall Auditions | Principal Viola

Please prepare the following in addition to the solo and orchestral repertoire for music major section viola.

Solo Repertoire | First movement exposition from a standard concerto of your choice (no accompaniment)

Orchestral Repertoire | STRAUSS Don Quixote: 3 mm. after Fig. 8 through 5 mm. after Fig. 12 (muting as marked);2 mm. after Fig. 29 to downbeat of 2 mm. before Fig. 34 (top line solo)

Sight reading may be requested.

 

University Orchestra Fall Auditions | Principal Cello

Please prepare the following in addition to the solo and orchestral repertoire for music major section viola.

Solo Repertoire | First movement exposition from a standard concerto of your choice (no accompaniment)

Orchestral Repertoire | STRAUSS Don Quixote: 3 mm. after Fig. 8 through 5 mm. after Fig. 12 (muting as marked); 2 mm. after Fig. 29 to downbeat of 2 mm. before Fig. 34 (top line solo)

Sight reading may be requested.

 

University Orchestra Fall Auditions | Principal Bass

Please prepare the following in addition to the solo and orchestral repertoire for music major section bass.

Solo Repertoire | First movement exposition from a standard repertoire concerto of your choice (no accompaniment)

Orchestral Repertoire | VERDI Otello: Act IV solo (Letter U to 8 mm. after X)