Acting Principal Oboe

Acting Principal Oboe

Friday, 6 September 2019, 5.00pm

One-year-position – Core orchestra
2019-2020 salary: $810.32/week for 34 weeks + benefits*
Employment to begin immediately
Audition date: September 20 2019

Auditions will be held at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
255 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (map)

2019/2020 Interim Principal Oboe Audition Repertory:

Concerto:
One movement of a concerto for Oboe; candidate’s choice

Orchestral excerpts:
Ravel
Le Tombeau de Couperin – Prelude (Oboe line)
beginning to the downbeat of Reh. 2
6 measures after Reh. 8 to the downbeat of 10 measures after Reh. 8

Rossini
La Scala de Seta overture – Andantino
measure 4 to the downbeat of Reh. 1
eighth-note pick-ups to Reh. 2 to the downbeat of Reh.3

Beethoven
Symphony No. 9; Movement I
measures 50-107

Brahms
Concerto for violin in D major – movement II
measure 3 to the downbeat of measure 32

Haydn
Symphony no. 96 – movement III
entire trio with no repeats

Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade, op. 35 – III The Young Prince and the Young Princesseighth-note pick-ups to Reh. A to the end of measure 8 after Reh. A

Bartok
Concerto for Orchestra – movement II
measure 25 to the end of measure 44
sixteenth-note pick-ups to measure 181 to the end of measure 197

Debussy
La Mer – movement II
Reh. 17 to the end of measure 4 after Reh. 18
Reh. 25 to Reh. 32

Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake – No. 10 Scene
beginning to the downbeat of Reh. 1

R. Strauss
Don Juan
beginning to the end of the measure prior to Reh.D
4 measures after Reh. L to the end of measure 2 after Reh. N
5 measures before Reh. O to the downbeat of 5 measures before Reh. Q

Stravinsky
Pulcinella Suite: movement II-Serenata
movement 6-Gavotta con due variazioni

Sight reading/ Ensemble playing
Sight-reading (possibly in chamber ensembles) may be required in semi/final round(s).

See link below for further details.

Website

Published on 18 July 2019

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