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ORCHESTRA EXCERPTS

Violin 
 

Solo piece -- one fast and one slow movement of your choice


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Violin

Viola

Solo piece 

Exposition of a 1st movement from a classic concerto, either Hoffmeister or Stamitz 
AND
Reger first suite 1st and 4th movement 


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Viola

Cello

Solo piece

First movement of a major concerto (exposition only).
In the case of Rococo Variations please prepare the Theme and Variations 1, 2 and 3 (until the theme returns).

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Cello

Double Bass

Solo piece:

One movement from the Bach cello suites 


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Double Bass

Flute, Piccolo & Alto Flute

(Updated: 6 December 2023)

All candidates are required to play flute and piccolo at the audition.

Solo piece:

Flute: Mozart Concerto D major or G major, 1st and 2nd mvt. (no cadenzas)

Piccolo: Vivaldi Concerto per piccolo RV 443 in C major 2nd mvt. only

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Flute

Oboe & English horn

All candidates are required to play both oboe and English horn at the audition. 


Solo piece:

Mozart, Oboe Concerto first mvt. exposition and second mvt. Exposition

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Oboe

Clarinet

Solo piece:

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto:

1st mvt exposition & 2nd mvt

 

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Clarinet

Saxophone

Solo piece:

Glazunov Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra (piano version) 

 

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Saxophone

Bassoon & Contrabassoon

Solo piece:

Mozart Bassoon Concerto KV 191 1st & 2nd Mvt.

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Bassoon

French horn
 

*Please prepare both high and low horn parts for the auditions. 
 

Solo pieces (exposition only):
High horns: Mozart concerto No. 4, 1st movement
Low horns: Beethoven Sonata 1st movement

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French horn
Anchor 1

Trumpet


Solo piece:

Intrada (with piano accompaniment)

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Trumpets

Low Brass

 

Solo piece: Please see the attached


Tenor Trombone & Euphonium


Bass Trombone

Tuba

Low Brass

Percussion
(Updated: 20 January 2024)

Solo piece: Bach, Partita III BWV 1006 “Gavotte” (Marimba)

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Percussion

Harp

Solo piece
Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto, K. 299, 1st movement (harp solo only)

 

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Harp
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