Auditions

Orchestra Auditions

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Position to begin: September 7, 2014
Auditions: April 21 & 28, 2014
Resumes due: February 14, 2014

Applicants should send a one-page resume including an email address to:

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER AUDITIONS
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
1280 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4074
Atlanta, GA 30309
Attn: Susanne Watts

OR

Email resumes in MS Word or PDF format to:
susanne.watts@woodruffcenter.org
The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting professional standards at these auditions. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


REPERTOIRE

SOLO REPERTOIRE

A) 1st movement (including cadenza) of a Mozart Violin Concerto (No. 3, 4, or 5)
- and –
B) 1st movement of any major violin concerto (including cadenza)

CONCERTMASTER SOLOS

Brahms

Symphony No. 1

Mvt. II – Pickup to Rehearsal E-end

Dvořák

Symphony No. 8

Mvt. II – Rehearsal D-8m. after Rehearsal D

Rimsky-Korsakov

Scheherazade

Mvt. I – m.14-m.18
Mvt. II – Beginning-m.5
Mvt. III – 4m. before Rehearsal L-Rehearsal L
Mvt. IV – m.8-m.10; m.29-m.30; 7m. after
Rehearsal Z-end

Strauss, R.

Ein Heldenleben

1m. after Rehearsal 22-Rehearsal 32

Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake (Complete Ballet)

Act II: Scene No. 5 – Pickup to Rehearsal 28-Rehearsal 29



ORCHESTRAL WORKS (All excerpts are for first violin unless otherwise specified.)

Brahms

Symphony No. 2

Mvt. I – Rehearsal E-Rehearsal F
Mvt. II – 2m. before Rehearsal C-2m. before Rehearsal D

Debussy

La Mer

Rehearsal 33-4m. before Rehearsal 39

Mahler

Symphony No. 1

Mvt. IV – Rehearsal 16-Rehearsal 19

Mozart, W.A.

Symphony No. 39, K.543

Mvt. I – Beginning-m.14; m.26-m.104
Mvt. II – Beginning-m.28

Schumann, R.

Symphony No. 2

Mvt. II: Scherzo – Beginning-m.97 (with repeats)

Strauss, R.

Don Juan

Beginning-14m. after Rehearsal C



POSSIBLE SIGHT READING

Note: Candidates are responsible for obtaining the repertoire listed above from any of the following sources: orchestral scores, standard excerpt books, and individual parts for sale through various publishers. Aside from works which are under copyright and available through rental only, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will not provide copies of any excerpts.


UTILITY TRUMPET

Auditions: May 25-27, 2014
Resumes due: February 28, 2014

Applicants should send a one-page resume including an email address to:

UTILITY TRUMPET AUDITIONS
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
1280 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4074
Atlanta, GA 30309
Attn: Susanne Watts

OR

Email resumes in MS Word or PDF format to:
susanne.watts@woodruffcenter.org
The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting professional standards at these auditions. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL/UTILITY TRUMPET AUDITIONS

Position to begin: September 7, 2014
Auditions: March 16-18, 2014
Resumes due: December 2, 2013

Applicants should send a one-page resume including an email address to:

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL/UTILITY TRUMPET AUDITIONS
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
1280 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4074
Atlanta, GA 30309
Attn: Susanne Watts

OR

Email resumes in MS Word or PDF format to:
susanne.watts@woodruffcenter.org
The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting professional standards at these auditions. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


REPERTOIRE

SOLO WORK

Charlier

Etude No. 6 (performed on C Trumpet, transposing down 1 step)

Beginning to first double bar only



ORCHESTRAL WORKS (All excerpts are for first trumpet unless otherwise specified)

J.S. Bach

Magnificat

Magnificat — Beginning — m. 31

*Bartók

Concerto for Orchestra
     *Excerpts provided by ASO

Mvt. I — m.39-51; m.334-396
Mvt. II — m.90-147
Mvt. V — m.211-256

**Beethoven

Violin Concerto

Mvt. I — m.346-357

Mahler

Symphony No. 5

Mvt. I — Beginning-6m. after Rehearsal 1 (no low F);
Rehearsal 10-14m. before Rehearsal 11; Pickup to
Rehearsal 13-1m. before Rehearsal 14

*Mussorgsky/Ravel

Pictures at an Exhibition
     *Excerpt provided by ASO

Promenade (Opening) — Beginning-Rehearsal 2

*Rachmaninoff

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
     *Excerpt provided by ASO

Variation 14 — Rehearsal 36-5m. after Rehearsal 38

*Ravel

Piano Concerto in G
     *Excerpt provided by ASO

Mvt. I — Rehearsal 2-Rehearsal 3; Rehearsal 34-end

*Respighi

Pines of Rome
     *Excerpts provided by ASO

Mvt. I — Beginning to 5m. before Rehearsal 6
Mt. II — Complete (offstage solo)

Rimsky-Korsakov

Scheherazade

Mvt. IV — Pickup to Rehearsal C-1m. after Rehearsal E;
Rehearsal Q-Rehearsal U

**Schumann

Symphony No. 2

Mvt. I — Beginning-m.14

*Shostakovich

Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35
     *Excerpt provided by ASO

Mvt. II — Rehearsal 34-Rehearsal 36 (no mute)

Strauss

Alpine Symphony

3rd Trumpet: Rehearsal 65-4m. after Rehearsal 70

 

Ein Heldenleben

1st E-flat Trumpet: 7m. after Rehearsal 49-Rehearsal 56; Rehearsal 65-Rehearsal 66; Rehearsal 78-5m. after Rehearsal 79

*Stravinsky

Petroushka (1947)
     *Excerpt provided by ASO

Pickup to Rehearsal 134-Rehearsal 143

**Wagner

Götterdämmerung

Siegfried's Death & Funeral Music — Last 42 measures

 

Parsifal

Prelude — Beginning-5m. before Rehearsal 3

POSSIBLE SIGHT READING

Note: Candidates are responsible for obtaining the repertoire listed above from any of the following sources: orchestral scores, standard excerpt books, and individual parts for sale through various publishers. Aside from works which are under copyright and available through rental only, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will not provide copies of any excerpts.

**Rotary Trumpet is preferred but not required.


Chorus Auditions

Auditions for the chorus are held annually, each August.

For more information, please visit asochorus.org or email Jeffrey Baxter, ASO Choral Administrator, at jeff.baxter@woodruffcenter.org or call at (404) 733-4876.


Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Auditions

The application deadline has passed.


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