Audition: 2nd Bassoon

Audition:  2nd Bassoon, Symphony of the Mountains

May 31, 2019

To apply please mail a one-page résumé and a $25 deposit (check made payable to the Symphony of the Mountains), which will be refunded at time of audition or if a cancellation notice is received by May 17, 2019.  You can also email the résumé and phone in your deposit by credit card.

Résumé and deposit must be received in the SOTM office by May 17, 2019.

Please send all required materials to:

Symphony of the Mountains 
attn: Teresa Holland Lundberg
1200 E. Center Street

Kingsport, TN  37660

Phone: 423.392.8423


Symphony of the Mountains is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an employer with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment in the workplace.

Second Bassoon Audition List

A Solo Movement from Major Bassoon Literature

Plus orchestral excerpts chosen from below:

(Note:  orchestra excerpts will be emailed to you on receipt of deposit)

Mozart:  Marriage of Figaro                                               

  1. Measures 139-171
  2. Measures 252-266 after half note

Brahms:  Violin Concerto

Movement II

  1. Beginning to measure 22
  2. Measure 73-79
  3. Measure 93 98

Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4

Movement I

  1. Measure 35-48
  2. Measure 104-114
  3. Measure 209-226
  4. Measure 294-299

Movement II

  1. Measure 274-304

Dukas:  The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

  1. Rehearsal 7 through downbeat of 8
  2. Rehearsal 43 through downbeat of 45

Ravel:  Bolero

  1. Measure 41-57

Bartok:  Concerto for Orchestra

Movement II

  1. Pick up to measure 9 through measure 24
  2. Pick up to measure 165 through measure 181


  1. Measure 148 through the downbeat of measure 161