Auditions

Auditions are by recording. Send your recording of the audition excerpts to Music Director philkuttner@gmail.com.  Please let him know you intend to audition.
State your name and birth date at the beginning of the recording. You must be under 25 on May 18, 2024.
The deadline is February 22. You are encouraged to send your recording earlier. 

Repertoire

Program One: Mozart’s overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Symphony No. 25 in G minor, arias from La clemenza di Tito and Idomeneo, and Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major.

Rehearsals 7:00–9:30 pm April 28, April 30, May 2, May 3.
Concert Saturday May 4 at 7:30 pm.

Program Two: Dvořák Serenade for Winds, Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, Lutosławski Little Suitę for Chamber Orchestra, and a world premiere.

Rehearsals 7:00–9:30 pm May 12, May 14, May 16, May 17.
Concert Saturday May 18 at 7:30 pm.

The total stipend is $600.

Audition Excerpts

All excerpts can be found in IMSLP. http://IMSLP.org

Violin

* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, first movement, from letter D to letter F.
* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, third movement, from letter B to letter C.

Viola
* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, first movement, from letter D to letter F.
* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, third movement, from 4 bars before letter B to letter C.

Cello
* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, first movement, from letter B to letter D.
* Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Op. 48, third movement, from letter C to letter D.

Bass
* Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, from m. 1 to m. 58.
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, third movement, from m. 42 to m. 59.

Flute
* Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, from m. 1 to m. 58.
* Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503, second movement, from m. 1 to m. 23.

Piccolo (May 18 concert only)
* Mozart The Magic Flute, No. 13 aria, “Alles fühlt der Liebe Freuden.”

Oboe
* Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, from m. 1 to m. 58.
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, third movement, from m.1 to letter D.

Clarinet
* Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, from m. 1 to m. 58.
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, third movement, from m.1 to letter D.

Basset horn (May 4 concert only)
* Mozart rondo “Non piu di fiori” from La clemenza di Tito: the first 60 measures of the Rondo Allegro.

Bassoon
* Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Bassoon 1 part from m. 74 to m. 123.
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, third movement, Bassoon 2 part from letter D to letter E.

Horn
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, third movement, Horn I part from letter C to letter E.
* Dvořák Serenade for Winds Op.44, fourth movement, Horn I part from letter L to the end of the movement.

Trumpet
* Haydn Trumpet Concerto, first movement, from entrance to the development.

Timpani
* Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, m. 1 to m.58.
* Play a 20 second roll beginning pp, crescendo to ff, and decrescendo back to pp.

Snare drum (May 18 concert only)
* Play four 5-second rolls: p, mp, f, ff