Strings Audition Requirements

Violin

Please prepare the following orchestral excerpts:

  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 | 1st mvt : mm. 392–end
  • MOZART Symphony No. 39 | 2nd mvt.: mm. 1–46; 4th mvt.: mm. 1–79
  • MOZART Marriage of Figaro | Presto

Additional excerpts for Concertmaster:

  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade | All solos from 1st and 2nd mvts. 

Viola

Please prepare the following orchestral excerpts:

  • MOZART Symphony No. 35 | 1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 after Letter A
  • BRAHMS Variations | Variation 7
  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 | 2nd mvt. Beginning to measure 123

Cello

Please prepare the following orchestral excerpts:

  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 | 2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter C
  • MOZART Symphony No. 35 | 4th mvt. 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E
  • MOZART Marriage of Figaro | Allegro

Bass

Please prepare the following orchestral excerpts:

  • BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 | 3rd mvt.: Beginning to m. 86, and mm. 140-177
  • MOZART Symphony No. 35 | 4th mvt.: 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E
  • MAHLER Symphony No.1 | 3rd mvt, Opening solo