Auditions

2018 Audition Requirements

String Auditions: September 19, 2018- 5:00pm-9:00pm

The Tysons McLean Orchestra is pleased to announce auditions for the 2018-2019 season for the following positions:

  • Substitute list for all sections strings
  • Concertmaster
  • Interested candidates should email the TMO Strings Personnel Manager Thomas Gardner with their current professional resume. Specific audition times and location will be sent upon receipt of the candidate’s resume.

    Concertmaster Audition

    Download Excerpts

  • 1st Movement of a Romantic Violin Concerto with Cadenza
  • Schumann Symphony No. 2: Scherzo movement
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9: Movement 3 measures 99-114
  • Strauss: “Don Juan” beginning to 13 after rehearsal letter C
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 mvmt. 1 rehearal # 9- rehearsal # 12″
  • Brahms Symphony No. 1: 2nd mvmt solo m. 90-end
  • Rimsky-Korsakov “Sheherazade” solos
  • Shostakovitch Symphony No. 5 mvmt. 2 Solo from pickup to rehearsal # 57 to rehearsal #59
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    Substitute List Audition

    Violin:

  • Exposition of a concerto of the player’s choice for their instrument
  • 2 Excerpts of the player’s choice from the standard repertoire for their instrument
  • Schumann Symphony No. 2 “Scherzo” measures 1-54
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    Viola, Cello, Bass:

  • Exposition of a concerto of the player’s choice for their instrument
  • 3 Excerpts of the player’s choice from the standard repertoire for their instrument
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