South Bend Symphony Orchestra Announces Concertmaster Auditions for the 2022-23 SEASON

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra seeks to fill the open (1) Concertmaster position for the 90th Season (2022-23 Season). For consideration, please submit a resume and refundable audition deposit of $50 to personnel@southbendsymphony.org before June 1, 2022. Auditions will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Cancellations must be received 48 hours before the scheduled audition date to allow for a full refund of the deposit.

If the position is awarded to a current member of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the resulting vacancy may be awarded to another candidate.

RATE

2021-22 Season Concert Contract* Terms Pay:

$184.64 per service

53 minimum guaranteed services

2021-22 Season Education Services* Pay:

$108.94 per service

25 minimum guaranteed services

*Rates and conditions are subject to change with a new CBA effective July 2022.

AUDITIONS

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

Personnel Manager

South Bend Symphony Orchestra

127 N. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601

personnel@southbendsymphony.org

DATES of IMPORTANCE

Resume and deposit Due June 1, 2022.

Auditions will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Audition Repertoire For Concertmaster

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. 1 Mvt. I, m. 1 – 9 (downbeat), m. 41 – 70

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. II, A to C (m.5-20)

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)

Bach Any movement of an unaccompanied Sonata.

Brahms Symphony No. 1, Mvt. II (CM Solo, 1 before E to end)

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade (CM Solos Only)

Mvt. II
Mvt. III
Mvt. IV, opening two solos only

Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 (CM Solos Only) Mvt II, upbeat to fig.57 – fig.59

Strauss, R. Ein Heldenleben (CM Solos only) fig.22 – fig.28

PLEASE NOTE: Some of these excerpts may be reserved for the final round. The first round will be held behind a screen.