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2nd/Assistant Principal Bassoon

Preliminary rounds/semifinal rounds: March 26 & 27, 2018 9:00am – 6:00pm
Finals: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Application deadline: March 9, 2018

I. SOLO

  • Mozart, Concerto 1st movement (no cadenza)

II. ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS – 1st Bassoon Excerpts

  • Mozart, Marriage of Figaro Overture
  • Ravel, Bolero (solo)
  • Shostakovich, Symphony No. 10, 4th Mvt (pickup to 192 to 194)
  • Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, 2nd Mvt

II. ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS – 2nd Bassoon Excerpts

  • Bartok, Concerto 2nd Mvt
  • Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique 4th Mvt. (2 before 52 to 53) 5th Mvt. (63 to 4 after 64)
  • Brahms Violin Concerto 2nd Mvt.
  • Ravel, Piano Concerto 3rd Mvt. (16th note passage 1st & 2nd combined)
  • Sibelius, Symphony 2nd Mvt.
  • Wagner, Tannhauser Overture

III. SIGHT READING