Please note: all repertoire is subject to change.

VIOLIN

  • Mozart - first movement of Concerto No. 3, 4, or 5 with cadenza.

All First Violin Parts

  • Strauss - Don Juan, page 1
  • Schubert - Symphony No. 2 in B flat, 1st movement, Allegro Vivace to letter C
  • Debussy - La Mer, 2nd movement. six bars before reh. No. 34 until four bars after reh. No. 38
  • Schumann - Symphony No. 2, scherzo (no trio)

VIOLA

  • An Allegro movement of a concerto or sonata
  • Strauss - Don Juan, lst page
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, slow movement
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 4, 4th movement, B-D (meaures 41-80)
  • Possible Sight Reading

CELLO

  • The exposition of an Allegro movement of a concerto
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, 2nd movement
  • Mozart - Symphony No. 35, 4th movement
  • Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, 1st page
  • Possible Sight Reading

BASS

Solo of your choice

  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, 2nd & 3rd movements
  • Mozart - Symphony No. 40, 1st movement only
  • Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, No. 9 to No. 11
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 2, 4th movement only
  • Possible Sight Reading

HARP

  • Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol (Cadenza)
  • Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
  • Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker (Cadenza)
  • Possible Sight Reading

FLUTE

Solos from:

  • Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 4
  • Debussy - Afternoon of a Faun
  • Ravel - Daphnis & Chloe No. 2
  • Mendelssohn - Scherzo from "Midsummer Nights Dream"

PICCOLO (Optional)

  • Sousa - Stars & Stripes (in G)
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 9
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, Scherzo
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov - Caucasian Sketches-Procession of the Sardar
  • Possible Sight Reading

OBOE

  • Rossini - Overture to the "Silken Ladder" (lst oboe)
  • Brahms - Symphony No. l, 1st & 2nd movement (1st oboe)
  • Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 in d, 2nd movement (2nd oboe)
  • Brahms - Violin Concerto, 2nd movement (1st oboe)
  • Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21, 2nd movement (2nd oboe)
  • Possible Sight Reading

ENGLISH HORN

  • Berlioz - "Roman Carnival" Overture
  • Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 (New World)
  • Possible Sight Reading

CLARINET

Encouraged to audition on Eb and bass clarinet as well as Bb, because many of the subbing opportunities involve these instruments.

All First Clarinet Parts

  • Mendelssohn - Scherzo from "Midsummer Nights Dream"
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 (1st, 2nd, & 3rd movement solos)
  • Mozart - Concerto in A, K. 622, Exposition, 1st movement
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol, 1st, 3rd, & 4th movement solos
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 3, 1st movement solos
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 (Trio)

If you wish to be heard on Eb clarinet, you must also play Section I, plus -

  • Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel
  • Ravel - Boléro (solo)

If you wish to be heard on Bass Clarinet, you must also play Section I, plus -

  • Strauss - Don Quixote
  • Grofe - On the Trail
  • Stravinsky - Rite of Spring
  • Franck - D Minor Symphony
  • Possible Sight Reading

SAXOPHONE

Please list major and secondary instrument in both sax and woodwind.

Soprano, alto, tenor

Classical

  • Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (alto)
  • Prokofiev - Lt. Kije Suite (tenor)
  • Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet, 2nd Suite (tenor)
  • Ravel - Boléro (soprano, tenor)
  • Possible Sight Reading

Pops

  • Sight Reading covering three (3) styles - jazz, popular, big band

If you wish to audition for Flute Double:

  • Bizet - Carmen: Intermezzo

BASSOON

  • Mozart - Concerto, 1st movement, exposition
  • Ravel - Boléro
  • Brahms - Violin Concerto - 2nd movement, opening- bassoon 2
  • Berlioz - Symphony Fantastique, 4th movement (52 to 53); 5th movement (8 after 63 through 4th of 64) - bassoon 2/4
  • Mozart - Marriage of Figaro Overture- m. 101 through downbeat of m. 123; m. 139 through downbeat of m. 171- bassoon 1
  • Possible Sight Reading

CONTRA-BASSOON

 If you wish to be heard on Contra-bassoon you must also audition on Bassoon.

  • Ravel - Mother Goose, 4th movement
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, 4th movement
  • Brahms - Symphony No. 3
  • Possible Sight Reading

HORN

Horn Excerpts (All Horn 1 unless indicated):

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Scherzo mm 171 to 205 (Horn 2)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Scherzo mm 132 to 161
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 3, mvt 3, pickup to  mm 99 to 110
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1, mvt 3, 4 bars after rehearsal 13 to 1 bar before 15 (Horn 2)
  • Mahler: Symphony No.  3, mvt 1, pickup to rehearsal 29 to rehearsal 31
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No.  5, mvt 1, 3 bars after rehearsal 17 to rehearsal 21
  • Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, 13 bars before rehearsal 29 to rehearsal 32 (Horn 3)

TRUMPET

Solo Repertoire:

  • Haydn - Trumpet Concerto, 1st movement, Exposition

Orchestra Repertoire:

1st Trumpet

  • Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3 Offstage Solo
  • Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition Opening Promenade
  • Resphigi - Pines of Rome Offstage Solo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, 4th movement: C-E, Q-R, T-U
  • Stravinsky - Petrouchka (1947) Ballerina Dance

2nd Trumpet

  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, 1st movement (opening fanfare)
  • Schumann - Symphony No. 2, 1st movement (opening)
  • Possible Sight Reading

TENOR TROMBONE

  • Berlioz - Hungarian March
  • Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
  • Rossini - La Gazza Ladra
  • Mozart - Tuba Mirum
  • Ravel - Boléro
  • Possible sight-reading

BASS TROMBONE

  • Berlioz - Hungarian March
  • Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries (both minor and major)
  • Haydn - Creation, Movement 26, beginning to measure 25
  • Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Battle scene
  • Wagner - Das Rheingold (4th trombone) Scene 2, measures 36-58 
  • Possible sight-reading

 TUBA

  • Vaughn-Williams - Concerto, 2nd movement, 1st page
  • Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique, 4th & 5th movements
  • Mahler - Symphony No. 1, 3rd movement
  • Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5
  • Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
  • Wagner - Overture to "Die Meistersinger" (solo)
  • Possible sight-reading

TIMPANI

  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 1
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
  • Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
  • Bartok - Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste

PERCUSSION

TRIANGLE

  • Dvořák - Carnival Overture
  • Possible Sight Reading

TAMBOURINE

  • Dvořák - Carnival Overture
  • Tchaikovsky - "Trepak" from Nutcracker Suite
  • Borodin - Polovtsian Dances
  • Possible Sight Reading

SNARE DRUM

  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol
  • Bernstein - Candide Overture
  • Possible Sight Reading

CYMBALS

  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol
  • Possible Sight Reading

XYLOPHONE

  • Bernstein - Candide Overture
  • Gershwin - Porgy & Bess
  • Shostakovich - Polka, Age of Gold
  • Possible Sight Reading

BELLS

  • Mozart - Magic Flute
  • Possible Sight Reading

BASS DRUM

  • Possible Sight Reading

PIANO (CLASSICAL)

  • Copland - Appalachian Spring
    * #6 to #14
  • Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, movement 1
    * #14 to 3 before #17
  • Shostakovich - Symphony no. 1, movement 2
    * 2 before #18 to 3 after #22
  • Stravinsky - Petrouchka (1947)
    * #64 to #81
  • Stravinsky - Symphony in Three Movements, movement 1
    * 1 after #7 to #13
    * pick up to #39 to #48

CELESTa

  • Bartok - Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, movement 3
    * m. 34 to m. 41
  • Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker
    * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Complete

PIANO (JAZZ)

  • Ray Noble - Cherokee
  • Dave Brubeck - It's A Raggy Waltz
  • Clifford Brown - Joy Spring
  • Miles Davis - Seven Steps to Heaven
  • Monk - 'Round Midnight
  • Duke - Prelude to a Kiss - Mercy-Mercy
  • Bernstein - The Mambo
  • W. C. Handy/arr. Chase - San Luis Samba
  • Possible Sight Reading

GUITAR (JAZZ)

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