Orchestral Audition Repertoire Lists

STRINGS

Violin

Boston Symphony:  Violin – section (Oct 2013):  CD round repertoire and Audition repertoire

Chicago Symphony:  Violin – section 1 or 2 (Spring 2012)

Chicago Symphony:  Violin – Assistant Principal Second and Section First (Fall 2012): repertoire and excerpts

Cleveland Orchestra: Violin – Assistant Concertmaster (April 2013)

Houston Symphony:  Violin – section second violin (April/May 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Violin – First Associate Concertmaster (Oct 2010)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Violin – Principal Second (Oct 2009) and Section 1 & 2 (Nov 2009)

Louisiana Philharmonic: Violin – Concertmaster (Sept 2013)

New York Philharmonic:  Violin – section (Winter 2009) and (Fall 2013)

Pacific Symphony: Violin – section first violin (2012)

Philadelphia Orchestra:  Violin – Assistant Concertmaster (May 2009)

Philadelphia Orchestra: Violin – Substitute (March 2012)

Philadelphia Orchestra:  Violin – Associate Concertmaster (May 2013)

Phoenix Symphony:  Violin – Section Second Violin (Jan 2013)

San Antonio Symphony:  Violin – Concertmaster and Assistant Concertmaster (Oct 2013)

San Diego Symphony: Violin – Associate Principal 2nd (Oct 2012)

San Francisco Symphony:  Violin – Principal Second (Nov 2013):  tape repertoire and audition repertoire

Toronto Symphony:  Violin – section (2010)

Toronto Symphony:  Violin – substitute/extra (March 2012)

Viola

California Symphony: Viola – Principal (Oct 2013)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Viola – Principal Viola (April 2013)

Chicago Symphony:  Viola – section (Nov 2013):  required repertoire, Shostakovich excerptsBartok excerpts

Kalamazoo Symphony: Viola – section (Oct 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Viola – Assistant Principal and Section (July 2010)

New Mexico Philharmonic: Viola – section (chair 5) (March 2013)

Pacific Symphony: Viola – Assistant Principal and section (2011)

San Diego Symphony: Viola – Principal (Oct 2013)

St. Louis Symphony: Viola – Assistant Principal and 4th chair (two positions) (Feb/March 2014)

Cello

Chicago Symphony:  Cello – section (Feb/March 2009)

Dallas Symphony:  Cello – section (Feb 2014):  audition list and excerpts

Fresno Philharmonic: Cello – Assistant Principal

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Cello – Principal (May 2012)

Louisiana Philharmonic: Cello – Assistant Principal and Section (Sept 2013) with Verdi Requiem excerpt

New York Philharmonic:  Cello – section (April 2009)

San Francisco Symphony:  Cello – section (Apr-May 2010)

St. Louis Symphony: Cello – Assistant Principal (March/April 2014)

Utah Symphony:  Cello — Principal (April 2013)

Steven Drake’s Audition List (posted on cello.org)

Bass

Atlanta Symphony: Bass – Principal (2013)

Cleveland Orchestra:  Bass – section (May 2011) (same as January 2012 list)

Dallas Symphony: Bass – section (April/May 2013)

Kalamazoo Symphony: Bass – section (Oct 2013)

New York Philharmonic:  Bass – Principal, Associate, Principal and section (June 2012)

Portland Opera: Bass – Core Principal (Oct 2013)

San Antonio Symphony: Bass – Principal (1 year may become permanent) (Oct 2013)

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WOODWIND

Flute

Dallas Symphony: Flute – Principal (May 2013)

Detroit Symphony:  Flute – Principal (2012)

Houston Symphony: Flute – Associate Principal (Sept/Oct 2013)

Kalamazoo Symphony: Flute – Third Flute/Piccolo (Oct 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Flute – Principal (May 2010)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Flute – Associate Principal (March 2009)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Flute – 2nd (Aug 2012)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Flute – Principal (Oct 2012)

New York Philharmonic:  Flute – 2nd (2011)

Oboe

Cleveland Orchestra:  Oboe – 2nd (Oct 2011)

Detroit Symphony: Oboe – Principal (Nov 2013)

Houston Symphony:  Oboe – Principal (2011)

Los Angeles Opera:  Oboe – 2nd Oboe & English horn (April 2013)

New York Philharmonic: English Horn & Oboe (2011) and (Fall 2013)

Santa Barbara Symphony: Oboe – 2nd (January 2013)

St. Louis Symphony: Oboe – Principal (Nov/Dec 2013)

Toronto Symphony:  Oboe – 2nd (2011)

Past Audition Repertoire for American Orchestras from oboeinsight.com

Clarinet

Dallas Symphony: Clarinet – 2nd (January 2013)

Detroit Symphony: Clarinet – Bass Clarinet/Section (June 2007)

Detroit Symphony:  Clarinet – Second Clarinet (Feb 2013)

Houston Symphony:  Clarinet – clarinet & bass clarinet substitute (2011)

Houston Symphony:  Clarinet – Principal (Oct 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Clarinet — Associate Principal (Sep/Oct 2012)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Clarinet — 2nd/E-flat Clarinet (July 2014)

New York Philharmonic:  Clarinet – Principal (2008)

San Francisco Symphony:  Clarinet – Bass/Utility (Jan-Feb 2011)

Toronto Symphony:  Clarinet – Associate Principal, E-flat, and Utility (2010)

Bassoon

Atlanta Symphony: Bassoon – Principal (Sept/Oct 2013)

California Symphony: Bassoon — Principal (Oct 2013)

Chicago Symphony: Bassoon — contrabassoon (May/June 2013) (plus provided excerpts)

Cleveland Orchestra: Bassoon – 2nd (Jan 2012)

Detroit Symphony:  Bassoon – Assistant Principal (Sept 2004)

Santa Barbara Symphony: Bassoon – 2nd (January 2013)

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BRASS

Horn

Baltimore Symphony: Horn – Second Horn (April 2013)

Cleveland Orchestra: Horn – Fourth Horn (Jan 2013) (plus required excerpts from Die Walkürre)

Dallas Symphony:  Horn – Third Horn and Assistant Principal/Utility (two positions) (January 2014):  repertoire list and excerpts)

Houston Symphony:  Horn – Fourth Horn (May 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Horn – Principal (Oct 2008)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Horn – 2nd (May 2012)

New Mexico Philharmonic: Horn – Principal (June 2013)

New York Philharmonic: Horn – Assistant Principal and Utility (Jan 2010)

New York Philharmonic:  Horn – Associate Principal Horn and Principal Wagner Tuba; Assistant Principal and Utility Horn; Third Horn (2013)

New Zealand Symphony: Horn – Section Principal French Horn (Oct 2013)

San Francisco Symphony:  Horn – 4th (May 2008)

St. Louis Symphony:  Horn – 2nd and 4th Horn (two positions) (April/May 2014)

Trumpet

Baltimore Symphony: Trumpet – Second Trumpet (March 2013)

Detroit Symphony: Trumpet – Principal (May/June 2010)

Fort Worth Symphony: Trumpet – Principal (Sept 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Trumpet – Principal (2011)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Trumpet – Third/Utility (Jan 2011)

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Trumpet – Third/Utility (April 2014)

New York Philharmonic: Trumpet – 2nd (2007)

Orlando Philharmonic:  Trumpet – 2nd

Philadelphia Orchestra:  Trumpet – 2nd (April/May 2013)

San Diego Symphony: Trumpet – Principal (April 2014)

San Francisco Symphony: Trumpet – Associate Principal (Jan 2013) (taped round list HERE )

St. Louis Symphony: Trumpet – Principal (March/April 2011)

Trombone

Boston Symphony:  Trombone – Bass Trombone (March 2012)

Cincinnati Symphony: Trombone – Second/Assistant Principal (Nov 2013)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Trombone – Principal (May 2010)

Los Angeles Philharmonic:  Trombone – Principal (Sept/Oct 2014)

New York Philharmonic:  Trombone – Associate Principal (2012)

New York Philharmonic: Trombone – Bass Trombone (Summer 2013)

Philadelphia Orchestra:  Trombone – substitute Bass Trombone (April 2013)

Philadelphia Orchestra:  Trombone – substitute Trombone (April 2013)

St. Louis Symphony: Trombone – Associate Principal Trombone/Tenor and Alto Trombone as needed (Oct 2013)

Toronto Symphony:  Trombone – 2nd/Associate Principal (2012)

Utah Symphony:  Trombone — Associate Principal/2nd Trombone (Feb 2013)

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TIMPANI/PERCUSSION

Boston Symphony: Percussion – Section (date unknown)

Detroit Symphony: Percussion – Section (May 2006)

Detroit Symphony: Timpani — Principal (August 1998)

Detroit Symphony: Timpani — Principal (Dec 2012 – Feb 2013)

Hong Kong Philharmonic:  Percussion – Principal (2011) (Page 1 and Page 2)

New York Philharmonic: Percussion/Assistant Principal Timpani (2009)

San Diego Symphony: Percussion – Section (Dec 2013)

San Francisco Symphony:  Percussion – Principal (Jan 20-21, 2013)

Utah Symphony: Percussion — Section Percussion/Associate Principal Timpani (April 2013)

John Tafoya:  Timpani Audition Repertoire Lists

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HARP

California Symphony: Harp — Principal (Oct 2013)

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Harp — Principal (Spring 2011)

St. Louis Symphony: Harp — Principal (April 2013)

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