South Bend Symphony Orchestra Announces Violin and Viola Auditions for the 2022-23 SEASON

AUDITIONS

For consideration, please send a resume and $50 deposit to:

Personnel Manager
South Bend Symphony Orchestra
127 N. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601
Questions: personnel@southbendsymphony.org

Please note: Rental excerpts will be mailed upon request via USPS. No PDFS allowed.

Date of Importance: DEADLINE: October 17, 2022, Auditions November 7 & 8, 2022

Audition – Section Viola Audition Repertoire List (November 7, 2022)

Solos

Section and Principal: Exposition of Major Concerto

Principal Only: J.S. Bach any movement from Cello Suites

Section Excerpts

Bartok – Concerto for Orchestra Mvt. V m. 126 – 148

Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 Mvt. II m. 1-10

m. upbeat to 50-59

m. 72-86

m. upbeat to 98-106

Brahms – Symphony No. 2 Mvt I m. 350-373

Mendelssohn – “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Scherzo: beginning to [D]

Mozart – Symphony no. 35 Mvt IV m. 134-181

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5 Mvt. I rehearsal 15-17

Strauss, R. – “Don Juan” beginning to letter D

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 6 Mvt I m. 19-38

Solo Excerpts (Principal Only)

Strauss, R. “Don Quixote”

4 measures after [14] to [18]

4 measures after [29] until 1 measure before [34]

Ravel – Mother Goose Suite, 4 measures after Reh [2] – 3 measures after Reh [3]

Prokofiev – “Romeo and Juliet”, 1 before [44] until 6 after [44]

Audition – Section Violin Audition Repertoire List (November 8, 2022)

I. 1st movement of a major Romantic or 20th century concerto (exposition only, no cadenza)

II. Excerpts

Beethoven – Symphony No. 9 Mvt. III, m. 99 – 114

Brahms – Symphony No. 2 Mvt. I, m. 118 – 156

Brahms – Symphony No. 2 Mvt. I, m. 118 – 156

Mendelssohn – “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Scherzo (Beginning to 7 after D)

Mozart – Symphony No. 39 Mvt. II, beginning to 38 (downbeat); Mvt. IV, beginning – 41 (downbeat)

Prokofiev – Classical Symphony Mvt. IV, beginning to 5 after C

Schumann Symphony No. 2 Scherzo (beginning to m. 54)

Strauss, R. “Don Juan” Beginning to 13 after C (first page)