2017/18 Audition Information

Atlantic Symphony Orchestra is one of New England’s premier professional orchestras. Rehearsals are held in Boston and Braintree, MA. The orchestra performs diverse range of repertoire at venues in and around Boston and the South Shore region.

ALL AUDITIONS BY INVITATION ONLY
Please email one page résumé in MS Word or PDF format for review
No phone calls or inquiries please

2017/18 VACANCIES:

TBA

DATES: September 7, 10, 12 — 2017 (by invitation only)

LOCATION:
 New England Conservatory of Music, 290 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

APPLICATION: Email one page résumé in MS Word or PDF format for review

CONTACT:  personnel@atlanticsymphony.org

REQUIREMENTS:

Strings:

1. movement from a standard concerto/sonata
2. movement of Bach (NO 1st movement of a sonata or suite)
3. all assigned excerpts (additional excerpts for principal auditionee only)
4. sight-reading

Violin
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 1st movement (exposition)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 – 3rd movement (beg. to trio)
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – scherzo
Brahms: Symphony No. 4; 4th movement (8 before reh. B to reh. D)
Strauss: Don Juan – beg. to 9 before reh. D

Viola
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – scherzo
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 – 1st movement (mm. 77-100; mm. 187-201)
Strauss: Don Juan- beg. to reh. D
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 – 1st movement (Allegro non troppo to reh. C)

Cello
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream – scherzo
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 2nd movement: beg. to reh. B
Smetana: The Bartered Bride Overture  beg. to A (top line)
Strauss: Don Juan – beg. to reh. C
Brahms*: Piano Concerto No. 2 – 3rd movement (beg. to m. 25 & m. 71 to end)
Rossini*William Tell Overture – Opening to m. 48 (top line)
*principal only

Bass
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 – 4th movement (beginning to reh. A)
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 1st movement (reh. E to reh. F)
Strauss: Don Juan – reh. A to C
Stravinsky: Pulcinella – Duetto