Employment and Auditions

Auditions

SECOND ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

Auditions to be held: January 22-23, 2020 – pending internal audition
Resume deadline: Postmarked by Dec 14, 2019

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra information:
2019-20- season: $51,235 annual base salary (includes $75 weekly EMG)
plus overscale as per CBA
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
            No phone calls please.

2nd Assistant Concertmaster repertoire list

Solos

First movement of a Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, 4 or 5, exposition and cadenza only
First movement from a Romantic or 20th Century concerto

Violin 1 Orchestral Parts:

Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
2nd mvt – Andante moderato, 11 after D to 2 after F
4th mvt – Allegro energico e passionate, 8 before B to D

Debussy: La Mer
2nd mvt – Jeux des vagues, 6 before 34 to 5 before 39

Mendelssohn: Scherzo from a Midsummer NIght’s Dream, Op. 61
m. 17 – 99

Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in Eb, K. 543
1st mvt, Beginning – m. 14, m. 26 – m. 104
2nd Movement (Beginning to Bar 27)
4th mvt – beginning to m. 105

Strauss: Don Juan
1st page only

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Overture
5 after F to End

Orchestral Solos:

Bach: St. Matthew Passion, # 39 Aria “Erbame dich, mein Gott”
m. 1-26

Brahms: Symphony # 1
2nd mvt solos, m 90 through end

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
1st mvt, m. 14 – m. 18
2nd mvt, Beginning – m. 5
3rd mvt, Lento before L to 8 after M

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathrustra
7 after 26 until 29

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
4 Scene, Rehearsal 1 through 6 bars before Rehearsal 6

SECTION DOUBLE BASS (Rotating Seat)

Auditions to be held: February 4-5, 2020
Resume deadline: Postmarked by Dec 31, 2019

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra information:
2019-20- season: $51,235 annual base salary (includes $75 weekly EMG)
plus overscale as per CBA
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
            No phone calls please.