Principal Viola Audition


Principal Clarinet Auditions will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018.

Please send resumé/CV and $25 check by July 16, 2018 to:

Teresa Lundberg
Symphony of the Mountains
1200 E. Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660

Once you have auditioned, your $25 will be returned.

Solo Repertoire

Exposition of the 1st mvt., of either Bartok, Walton, or Hindemith Viola Concertos

Orchestra Excerpts

J.S. Bach:    Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

  •     1st mvt., from the upbeat to measure 62 through measure 91

Berlioz:    Roman Carnival Overture

  •             Upbeat to 2 after reh. 1 to 8 after reh. 3 (upbeat to measure 37 through measure 60)

Beethoven:    Symphony No. 5

  •  2nd mvt., measure 1-10.

Brahms:    Symphony No. 4

  • 4th mvt., letter B to 24 after letter C (measure 41-80).

Ginastera:    Variaciaones Concertantes

  • Viola Variation (measure before 32 to measure after 35)

Mendelssohn:    Symphony No. 4 (Italian)

  •  2nd mvt., beginning to letter A

Mendelssohn:    Scherzo to A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  •  Measure 49 to 93 (letter B to D) AND measure 187 to 208
  • (9th measure after letter H to 3 measures after letter I)
  • (Tempo: please prepare at 88 = dotted quarter)

Mozart:    Symphony No. 35

  •    1st mvt., measure 33 to measure 66 (or letter B)
  •     4th mvt., measure 134 to the end of the piece

Strauss:    Der Bürger Als Edelmann

  • Entire first movement.

Tchaikovsky:    Symphony No. 6

  • 1st mvt., Allegro non troppo until 6 measures after letter C