ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER

Application deadline: January 19, 2018
Preliminary rounds/semifinal rounds*: February 5 & 6, 2018, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Finals: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 9:00am – 12:00pm

I. VIOLIN CONCERTI

1) First movement from Mozart Concerto No. 3, 4, or 5 (exposition and development only).

2) First movement from a major 19th or 20th century concerto (exposition and development only).

II. ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS

1) Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 3rd movement, bars 99 - 114

2) Brahms: Symphony No. 2, 1st movement, bars 118 - 156

3) Brahms: Symphony No. 4, 1st movement, bars 392 - 440

4) Copland: Symphony No. 3, 4th movement, #90 (starting at fourth bar, arco) – #93

5) Mahler: Symphony No. 9, 1st movement, bar 223 to rehearsal # 13

5) Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo – bars 17 - 99

6) Mozart: Symphony No. 39, 1st movement, bars 1 - 142.

6) Schumann: Symphony No. 2, Scherzo, bars 1-54 (with repeat)

7) Strauss: Don Juan, bars 1-62

III. SOLO VIOLIN EXCERPTS

1) Bach: Matthew Passion, BWV 244, "Ebarme Dich," bars 1-9

2) Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, mvt. 4 “Sanctus” - bars 110 - 234.

3) Brahms: Symphony No. 1, mvt. 2 solo.

4) Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, mvt.'s 2, 3, & 4, solos.

5) Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47, mvt. 2 solo

6) Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, 2 after rehearsal # 22 to rehearsal # 32

IV. SIGHT READING