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Upcoming Auditions:

 Auditions for 2nd Bassoon AND Horn 3 will take place on July 17, 2024.

 

Audition Information: 

Date: July 17, 2024

Location: Kingsport Renaissance Center, 1200 East Center St. Kingsport, TN 37660

 

You will receive a time slot via email once you have completed an audition form below.

 

Horn 3 Form: https://forms.gle/pSvbzrxhFoT7SsxD6

 

Bassoon 2 Form: https://forms.gle/CPZNTiSbahcgqT1r5

 

List of excerpts for both auditions are below.

 

Email em.poff@symphonyofthemountains.org with any questions or concerns.

Bassoon 2 Solo & Excerpt List:

A Solo Movement from Major Bassoon Literature

Plus, orchestral excerpts chosen from below:

Dukas:  The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

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

Bartok:  Concerto for Orchestra

Movement II

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

Finale

  1. Measure 148 through the downbeat of measure 161

Mozart:  Marriage of Figaro

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

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

Brahms:  Violin Concerto

Movement II

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

Ravel:  Bolero

  1. Measure 41-57

Horn 3 Solo & Excerpt List:

SOLO: Mozart Horn Concerto 2 or 4, Mvt 1.

Plus, orchestral excerpts chosen from below:

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
#1. IV. Trio 2 (no repeats)
Horn 1 in F

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, op. 56
#2 – II. Vivace non troppo
quarter = 126
ms. 183-229 (10 before F –4 after G)

#3 – III. Adagio
eighth = 76
ms. 73-95 (5 after D – 4 before E)
Horn 3 in D

Saint Saëns: Symphony No. 3, op. 78,
“Organ”
#4 —I. Poco adagio
quarter = 60
(Q – S)
Horn 3 in F

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, op. 47
#5— I. Moderato
quarter = 92
(17 – 21)
Horn 1 in F

Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20
#6 —Allegro molto con brio
half = 84
(11 after N – P)
Horn 3 in F

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Op. 36
#7— I. Andante sostenuto
ms. 1-20 (beginning – 6 after A)
Horn 3 in F

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