Fall 2016 Auditions

Auditions will be held on August 15 and 16.

Auditions will take place in separate blocks of time for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass. Specific times will be posted in August, and you should plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to your time block to draw numbers to determine audition order.

 

Click on the following links to download excerpts:

2016 Huxford Violin Excerpts:

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 1, rehearsal 1-3

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 1, rehearsal 10-12

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 3, rehearsal 9-10

George Gershwin, An American in Paris, beginning to rehearsal 6

Mahler 4 concertmaster solo audition

2016 Huxford Viola Excerpts:

Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no.8, movement 1, rehearsal 8 through the 9th measure of H

Maurice Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe Second Suite, rehearsal 158-166

Maurice Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe Second Suite, rehearsal 212-second measure of 216

2016 Huxford Cello Excerpts:

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5, movement 2

Paul Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis, movement 1, rehearsal B to D

Paul Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis, movement 2, rehearsal B to D; rehearsal H to J

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 3, rehearsal 4 to 5

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 4, entire

Maurice Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe Second Suite, rehearsal 156-158

Maurice Ravel, Daphnis and Chloe Second Suite, rehearsal 217-220

2016 Huxford String Bass Excerpts:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony no. 31, movement 1, measures 176-205

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony no. 31, movement 3, measure 220-end

Antonin Dvorak, Symphony no. 8, movement 4, rehearsal O-P, no repeat

Paul Hindemith, Symphonic Metamorphosis, movement 2, 7 after letter B until letter D

Gustav Mahler, Symphony no. 4, movement 1, rehearsal 18-19

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Requirements for the audition:

  • A short solo work. This could be a movement of a concerto, a movement of a sonata, a movement of solo Bach, or similar.
  • The orchestral excerpts posted above.