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Auditions

Section Violin

Auditions to be held:   March 25-26-27, 2019

Resume deadline: Received by:  February 15, 2019

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra information:

2018-19- season: $1,263 weekly base salary (includes $75 EMG per week)

40 week season
Health insurance plan with employee contribution
Pension contribution; Short and long term disability plans
Instrument insurance plan available for musicians 

To request reservation information and additional details, send materials to:

            Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

            786 Delaware Avenue

            Buffalo, NY  14209

            ATTN: Personnel Manager or email to jcomisso@bpo.org

Repertoire

Solos

  1. A) Mozart concerto #3,4,5 exposition and cadenza.
  2. B) Concerto of choice

2nd Violin Excerpts

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Scherzo, beginning to Trio

Mozart, Symphony  No. 35 Mvt 4, beginning to A

Mozart, Symphony  No. 39 Mvt 4, Allegro to m. 41

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Death of Tybalt

a) 3m before #2 to 4m after #5
b) 10m before #70 to #78

Shostakovich, symphony #5

a) Mvt 1, #32 to #37 *new*
b) mvt 3, beginning to 2m before #78

Smetana, Overture to The Bartered Bride Beginning to m86 (#8)

Strauss, Don Juan
a) beginning to 5m before D
b) 3m before H to K
c) R to 4m after U
d) W to BB

Strauss, Also Sprach Zarathustra 1m before #3  to 1m before #6 *new*

Rachmaninoff, Symphony No. 2 Mvt 2, 15m after 32 (Meno Missing) to 13 after #37 (Tempo I)

Mendelssohn, Midsummer Nights Dream, Scherzo

Brahms Symphony No. 4 Mvt. 2, m74 to m87

BASS TROMBONE

Auditions to be held:  February 25-26, 2019

Resume deadline was January 12, 2019

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra information:

  • 2018-19- season: $1,263 weekly base salary (includes $75 EMG per week)
  • 40 week season
  • Health insurance plan with employee contribution
  • Pension contribution; Short and long term disability plans
  • Instrument insurance plan available for musicians

To request reservation information and additional details, send materials to:

            Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

            786 Delaware Avenue

            Buffalo, NY  14209

            ATTN: Personnel Manager or email to jcomisso@bpo.org

Repertoire list

1. Solo

Lebedev Concerto in One Movement 1st page only (w/o piano)

2. Excerpts

  • Beethoven Symphony No.9 measures 595-626
  • Berlioz Hungarian March 6 measures before rehearsal 4 to 2 measures after rehearsal 5
  • Romeo and Juliet Introduction 14 bars before rehearsal 4 to 5 bars before rehearsal 6
  • Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite No.2 “Farandole” 1bar after rehearsal M to 1 bar after rehearsal P
  • Brahms Symphony 1 4th movement rehearsal C to 32 bars before rehearsal D
  • Symphony 4 4th movement rehearsal E to 8 bars before F Bruckner Symphony 4 Movements 1 and 4
  • Haydn The Creation No.26 Achieved is His Glorious Work Opening to letter C
  • Kodaly Hary Janos, The Defeat of Napoleon, rehearsal 5 to 11 bars after rehearsal 6
  • Mahler Symphony 5 Movements 2 and 3
  • Mozart Requiem Kyrie
  • Respighi Fountains of Rome quarter note pick up to rehearsal 11 to 2 bars after rehearsal 14
  • Rossini Overture to William Tell rehearsal C to 9 measures after D
  • R. Schumann Symphony No.3 “Rhenish” Movement 4 Opening to 13 after rehearsal A
  • R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben rehearsal 55 to 2 bars after 56; Rehearsal 61 to rehearsal 65
  • Wagner Ride of the Valkyries pickup to rehearsal 4 to rehearsal 5; pickup to rehearsal 6 to rehearsal 7
  • Overture to Tannhauser rehearsal letter A to 27 bars before rehearsal B
  • Das Rheingold 4th Trombone Act 1 Scene 2 Measures 395-401; 4th Trombone Act 1 Scene 4 measure 1027-end

3. Possible sight reading from standard orchestral repertoire

           

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