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AUDITIONS

Dates: August 9th, 10th and 11th
Times: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church, 301 W. Market St. Lima, OH 45801


Positions to be auditioned:
Principal Flute, 2nd Flute, 3rd Flute/Piccolo (All flutists should be prepared to audition on Piccolo as well)

Principal Clarinet, 3rd Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Principal Cello

 

Contact Maureen for more information at: maureen@limasymphony.com
 

The Lima Symphony Orchestra Music Selections

Violin I (Section)-Violin II (Section)

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


R. Strauss - Don Juan

                        Beginning - 14 meas. after [C]
Mozart - Symphony No. 39  

                       4th movement –beginning to [A]
Brahms – Symphony No. 2  

                       1st Mvt. – [E] to 18 meas after [E] 
                       1st Mvt. Beginning 
to [B]

                                                              
Viola 
   

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes  


Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture

                      3 meas. after [1] - 1 meas. after [4]
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

                      Mvt. 2 beg. - meas. 10

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 98 - 106

Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream

                        Scherzo beg. - [E]

Mozart - Symphony No. 34

                        Mvt. 4 meas. 134 - [E]
Strauss - Don Juan

                      Beginning to 4 measures before [D]

 

Cello

solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Beethoven - Symphony  No. 5  

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 1 -  meas. 10

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 49 - 59

                      Mvt. 2 meas. 98 - 106
Mozart – Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"

                     Finale beg. - meas. 53
R. Strauss -  Don Juan

                       beg. - [D] (meas .71)

Debussy - La Mer

                       2 meas. before [9] - 6 meas. after [9]

Verdi - Requiem

                       Offertorio beg. - meas. 62

 

Bass 

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

                      Mvt. 3 beg. - 5 after [A]

                      Mvt. 3 meas. 140 - 213 (no repeat)
Mozart-  Symphony No. 35

                      Mvt. 1 meas. 13 - 48

                      Mvt. 4 mm. 134-181 
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 

                      Mvt. 1 [C] to 8 after [D]
Brahms - Symphony No. 2

                      Mvt. 4 8 before [L] - [M] 
Rachmaninoff - Piano
Concert No. 2 

                      Mvt. 3
Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

                      Variation H 
Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Suit

                      Mvt. 2 [15] - [16]

 

Flute:
Solo - Exposition of Mozart G Major Concerto

Bizet - Entr'acte from Carmen

                      (Prelude to Act III) Andantino quasi Allegretto
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf Allegro

                      [2] - [4]
Rossini - William Tell Overture Andante

                      Meas. 176 - 225

Mendelssohn - Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream

                     2 before [P] to end

Beethoven - Lenore No. 3

                      Meas. 1-36 and 328-340

Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2

                      176 to 2 after 179
Tchaikovsy - Nutcracker Danse Chinoise

 

Piccolo:                                     
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4

                         Mvt. 3, 162 - 203

Ravel - Mother Goose

                       Mvt 2, [7] to [8]

                       Mvt 3, [1] to [4]

 

Oboe and English Horn

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

 

Oboe:
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

                        Mvt. 2
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

                        Andantino, Allegro, Vivo
Schubert - Symphony No. 8

                        Meas. 207 - 224 Andante con Moto 
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 26-48

 

English Horn:
Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture

                        Beginning - meas. 4 Andante Sostenuto
Franck - Symphony in D minor

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 16 - 32 Allegratto
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9

                        Beginning - [2] Adagio

 

Clarinet and Bass Clarinet

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

 

Clarinet:
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol

                        Mvt. 1 [A] to [B]

                        Mvt. 3 11 after [K] to End
Brahms - Symphony No. 3

                        Mvt. 1 8 before [C] to 4 after [C]

                        Mvt. 2 Beginning to 10 after [B]
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 

                        Mvt 2 1 meas. before [D] to end of solo (meas. 68-77)

                        Mvt 1 2 meas. before [K] to end of solo (meas. 474-92)

Mendelssohn - Mindsummer Night's Dream Scherzo

                        Beginning to [B]

Respighi - Pines of Rome

                        Movement 2, complete

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9

                        Mvt. 3, Beginning to 9th bar of [A]

 

Bass Clarinet
Grofé -  Grand Canyon Suite

                        Mvt. 3, [2] to [3]

Khachaturian -  Piano Concerto

                        [220]-[235]

Tchaikovsky -  Trepak from "Nutcracker"

                        [B] to [C]

 

Bassoon

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Mozart - Marriage of Figaro Overture; beginning


Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 3
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

                        Mvt. 2
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4

                        Mvt. 2

                        Finale           

 

French Horn    

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes

                                                                    
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel

                          Meas. 6 - 20
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 2 meas. 8 - 28
Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture

                        Overture Solo 13 meas. after [E]                                                                     
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

                        Mvt. 4 [B] - [C]

Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte

                        beg. - meas. 11

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

                        Mvt. 1 25 meas. before [C] to [C]

 

Trumpet

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes


Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel orchestration)

                         Promenade
Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1

                           Prelude (original notation in A) Andante Moderato
Stravinsky – Petroushka; Trumpet in B flat

                         1 meas. before 134 (Allegro)
Schumann - Symphony No. 2

                         (Original notation in C); Sostenuto assai, Solo beg. - meas. 22
Respighi – Pines of Rome

                        Il Pini presso una catacomb, in C; 6/4 - meas. 10

Mahler - Symphony No. 5

                        Mvt. 1 beg. - 6 meas. after [1]

Mussorgsky 0 Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel orchestration)

                         Promenade

Trombone        

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes        

                                         
Ravel - Bolero
Bizet - Carmen  
Mozart - Magic Flute: Aria
Wagner - Tannhauser

 

Bass Trombone 

Solo of applicant's choice


Wagner - Loehngrin

                          Act 3 Prelude
Wagner - Das Rheingold Scene 4

                        Entrance of the gods to Vahalla at 3/4 Massig bewegt
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

                        6/8 Erstes Zeitmas
Rossini - William Tell Overture

                          (cut-time) Allegro

 

Tuba    

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes     

                                            
Brahms - Symphony No. 2

                           Finale - meas. 353 - 371
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5

                           Mvt. 1 4 meas. after [3] - 4 meas. after [5]
                         Mvt. 4 6 meas. after [109] - 7 meas. after [11]
Wagner - Der Meistersinger

                           Overture meas. 158 - 173
Mahler - Symphony No. 1

                           Mvt. 3 7 meas. after [2] - 5 meas. after [3]

 

Harp        

Solo may be one or more movements or a selection of a larger work totaling no more than 10 minutes 

                                         

Berlioz - Symphony Fantastique

                           Mvt. 2 meas. 28 - 36

                         Mvt. 2 meas. 54 - 66

                         Mvt. 2 start 11 meas. after Reh. [33] and play to Reh. [35]

 
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol

                           Mvt. 4 Cadenza

                         Mvt. 5 [S] - 12 meas. after [S]

Verdi - La Forza del Destino

                           [G] - [H]

                         [N] - [O]