Fall 2018 ISU Orchestra Program Audition Information

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ISU Symphony Orchestra Audition List

1st and 2nd Violin Excerpts

1)  3-minute excerpt from solo piece of your choice.
2)  Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, first movement – from the beginning of the movement to measure 110. 
mendelssohn_symphony_4_violin_excerpt-22italian22-orchestral_excerpt.pdf
3)  Mozart: Symphony No. 39, second movement – from the beginning of the movement to measure 27.
mozart_symphony_39_movement_2-violin_excerpt_1-27.pdf
4)  Smetana: Overture to the Bartered Bride, first page.
bartered_bride_violin_excerpt-2nd_violin_page_1.pdf

Concertmaster Solo Excerpt

1)  Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Concertmaster excerpt from the second movement – letter “E” to the end of the movement.
brahms_symphony_1_concertmaster_excerpt_from_mvt_2.pdf

Viola Excerpts

1)  3-minute excerpt from the solo piece of your choice.
2)  Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture – measure 36 to 66.
viola_berlioz_roman_carnival_overture_m._36-66_-_orchestra_excerpts.pdf
3)  Mozart: Symphony No. 35, 1st movement – measure 41 to 66.
viola_mozart_symphony_35_mvt._i_m_41-66_-_orchestra_excerpts.pdf
4)  Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, 1st movement – Allegro ma non troppo until 6 measures after rehearsal “C”.
viola_tchaikovsky_symphony_no._6_mvt._i_allegro_non_troppo_until_6_after_reh._c_-_orchestra_excerpts.pdf

Cello Excerpts

1)  3-minute excerpt from solo piece of your choice.

2)  Mendelssohn “Italian” Symphony, mvmt 1 cello_mendelssohn_italian_symphony_mvmt_1.pdf

3)  Brahms 3rd Symphony mvmt 3 cello_brahms_symphony_4_mvmt_3.pdf

4)  Beethoven “Coriolan” Overture​​​​​​​ cello_beethoven_coriolan_overture.pdf

Bass Excerpts

1)  3-minute excerpt from solo piece of your choice.

2)  bass_excerpts_20180723112032.pdf

 

Flute Excerpt

Ravel Bolero, Beginning to Rehearsal 1: 

flute_ravelbolero.pdf

Ravel Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2, Rehearsal 176-179: 

flute_raveldaphnis.pdf

Prokofiev Peter and The Wolf, Rehearsal 2 - Rehearsal 4: 

flute_prokofiev.pdf

Clarinet Excerpt

clarinet_orchestra_audition_2018.pdf

Oboe Excerpts

1) Brahms Symphony No. 1, mvt II m. 17-61.

brahms_symphony_no._1_oboe12.pdf

2) Ravel, Tombeau de Couperin, mvt I Beginning to reh. #2. 

ravel_tombeau_de_couperin_oboe_12.pdf

3) Beethoven Symphony No. 3, mvt II m. 8-65

beethoven_6_oboe_excerpt.pdf

Bassoon Excerpts

orchestra_bassoon_excerpts.pdf

Trumpet Excerpts

trumpet_excerpts.pdf

Horn Excerpts

isu_orchestra-horn_audition_music-fall_2018.pdf

Trombone Excerpts

trombone_excerpts.pdf

Tuba Excerpts

2018_isu_tuba_excerpts.pdf

Percussion Excerpts

f2018_large_ens_audition_-_percussion.pdf