Auditions

2018 Audition Requirements for Tysons McLean Orchestra 

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:
-Sub 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.

Audition Requirements are as follows:

Sublist 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
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


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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