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Violin 
 

Solo piece -- Your own choice (1st & 2nd movement exposition only).


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Viola

Solo piece 

Fast: K. Stamitz Viola Concerto D-major, 1st movement until bar 137

Slow: J. S. Bach Cello Suite No. 3 C-major, Sarabande (no repeats)


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Cello

Solo piece

First movement, exposition only (or equivalent) of a major concerto (for example: Boccherini B-Flat, Dvorak, Lalo, Shostakovich No.1, St. Saens No.1, Tchaikovsky Rococo).

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Double Bass

Solo piece:

First and second movement of a standard bass concerto (Bottesini 2nd concerto, Koussevitzky, Dittersdorf, Vanhal) or two contrasting movements from a Bach cello suite transcription. Please note that it should be performed in orchestra

tuning, and not solo tuning.


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Flute & Piccolo

 

All candidates are required to play both flute and piccolo. 


Solo piece:
 

Mozart concerto 

in D or in G major (314 or 313)

1st and 2nd movements

 

Vivaldi piccolo concerto 

RV 443- 2nd movement 
 

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Oboe & English horn

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


Solo piece:

Mozart’s oboe concerto  

1st movement - beginning  to 120

2nd movement - beginning to 50

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Clarinets

Solo piece:
Mozart: Clarinet concerto in A major, K622, the exposition from bar n. 57 till bar 154

 

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Bassoon

Solo piece:

Mozart: Bassoon Concerto, KV191, 1st & 2nd movement exposition. 

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French horn
 

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

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

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Trumpets


Solo piece:

Intrada (with piano accompaniment)

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Low Brass

 

Solo piece of your choice


Tenor Trombones

Bass Trombone

Tuba

 

Percussion

No solo piece.

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Harp


 

Solo: 

One fast and one slow movement or one stand solo piece between 8 and 15 minutes. 
 

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