Auditions


Orchestra Auditions

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

Auditions: September 21-22, 2014
Resumes due: July 15, 2014

Position to begin at winning candidate’s earliest availability. If either position is filled by a current member of the ASO, the resulting vacancy may be filled at these auditions.

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

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER AUDITION
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.


PRINCIPAL BASS

Auditions: October 13-14, 2014
Resumes due: July 15, 2014

Repertoire TBA

Position to begin at winning candidate’s earliest availability. If either position is filled by a current member of the ASO, the resulting vacancy may be filled at these auditions.

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

PRINCIPAL BASS AUDITION
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.


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

All applications must be submitted online or postmarked by August 23, 2014.
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