AUDITION MATERIALS

VIOLIN

SOLO – Mozart: Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K219, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (first violin)
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony, fourth movement, beginning to 1 before Reh H (Link)
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73, first movement, Reh. E – Reh. F (Link)

VIOLA

SOLO – Any two movements (one fast, one slow) from any of Bach’s Cello Suite
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, first movement, bar 19-54 (upper part) (Link)
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98, fourth movement, Reh. B – Reh. D (Link)

CELLO

SOLO – Any two movements (one fast, one slow) from any of Bach’s Cello Suite
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73, second movement, bar 1-17 (Link)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 68, third movement, bar 140-213 (Link)

DOUBLE BASS

SOLO – Own choice of solo music
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 68, third movement, bar 140-213 (Link)
Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61, first movement, beginning to Reh. A (Link)

FLUTE

SOLO – Mozart: Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K313, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (Flute I) – Ravel: “Daphnis et Chloe” Suite No. 2; 3 bars after Reh. 176 to 2 bars after Reh. 179 (Link)
Piccolo. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, fourth movement, bar 343-374 (Link)

OBOE

SOLO – Mozart: Concerto in C Major, K314, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (Oboe I) – Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, second movement, bar 8-56 (Link)
English Horn. Berlioz: The Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9, 14 before Reh. 1 – 3 after Reh. 1 (Link)

CLARINET

SOLO – Mozart: Concerto in A Major, K622, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (Clarinet I) Rossini: Semiramide Overture, Reh. K – Reh. M (Link)
E Flat Clarinet – Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, fifth movement, Reh. 63 – 5 after Reh. 64 (Link)

BASSOON

SOLO – Mozart: Concerto in B Flat Major, K191, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS (Bassoon I) – Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35, second movement, beginning to Reh. A (Link)

HORN

SOLO – Mozart: Any concerto, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36, first movement, bar 1-20 [Horn I] (Link)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, third movement, bar 82-98 [Horn IV] (Link)

TRUMPET

SOLO – Haydn: Concerto in E Flat Major, first movement, exposition
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Variation XIV, Reh. 36 to 5 after Reh. 38 [Trumpet I] (Link)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88, first movement, 18 after Reh. K – 3 after Reh. L [Trumpet I] (Link)

TROMBONE

SOLO – F. David: Concertino, Op. 4, Reh. A – Reh. C (Link)
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT (Trombone I) – Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor, first movement, 3 before Reh. 14 – Reh. 17 [Trombone I] (Link)

TUBA

SOLO – R. Vaughan Williams: Concerto, first movement, beginning to 4 after Reh. 5 (Link)
ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT – Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Link)

TIMPANI

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125, first movement, 18 before Reh. S to the end (Link)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36, first movement, bar 333-363 (Link)

PERCUSSION

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS
Snare Drum. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93, second movement, Reh. 98 to the end (Link)
Xylophone. Britten: The Young Persons’ Guide to Orchestra, Variation M (Link)