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String Instruments

チェロ

Please prepare the following:

One movement from any standard concerto or solo work before 1900

Two contrasting movements of any J.S. Bach solo work

Orchestral excerpts:
  •   Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, mvt. II; mm. 1 - 10, 49 - 60, 98 - 106
  •   Brahms: Symphony No. 2, mvt. II; mm. 1 - 15, 49 - 55
  •   Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo; Reh C - Reh D, Reh N - Reh O
  •   R. Strauss: Don Juan; beginning - 4 m. before Reh D

ビオラ

Please prepare the following:

1st movement with cadenza from either Stamitz or Hoffmeister concerto, or equivalent composer before 1900

Two contrasting movements of any J.S. Bach solo work

Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, mvt. II; beginning - mm. 106
    •   Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn; variations V and VII
    •   Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo; m. 17 - Reh D
    •   Mozart: Symphony No. 35, mvt. IV; mm. 134 - 182
    •   Strauss: Don Juan; beginning - Reh D
    •   Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, mvt. I; Reh 15 - Reh 17

ヴァイオリン

Please prepare the following:

Mozart: concerto of choice (1st movement) with cadenza

Any major concerto of the Romantic era: 1st movement with cadenza

Orchestral excerpts (1st violin parts):
    •   (2nd violin part)  Smetana; Overture to Bartered Bride: beginning - DB of m. 52
    •   R. Strauss: Don Juan; beginning – 13 m. after Reh C
    •   Brahms: Symphony No. 1, mvt. IV; mm. 22 - 28, m. 92 - DB of m. 132
    •   Mozart: Symphony No. 39, mvt. IV; beginning - m. 78
    •   Mozart: Symphony No. 39, mvt. II; beginning - m. 27, mm. 30 - 60 [CUT m. 39, PLAY ENTIRE m. 38 and GO DIRECTLY TO DB m. 44]
    •   Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo; beginning - m. 99
    •   Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, mvt. III; mm. 99 - 114 (L'istesso tempo)
    •   Brahms: Symphony No. 4, mvt. III; beginning - DB of m. 63 [Reh C]

ダブルバス

Please prepare the following:

1st and 2nd movements from concerto by one of the following: Koussevitsky, Vanhal, Bottesini, or Dittersdorf (either orchestral or solo tuning)
     
Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Strauss: Ein Heldenleben; Reh 9 - Reh 13, Reh 77 - Reh 78
    •   Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, mvt. III; mm. 1 - 218
    •   Mozart: Symphony No. 39, mvt. I; mm. 13 - 21, 40 - 98, 292 - end
    •   Mozart: Symphony No. 39, mvt. IV; pickup to m. 105 - 138
    •   Brahms: Symphony No. 2, mvt. I; Reh E - Reh F
    •   Brahms: Symphony No. 2, mvt. IV; beginning - Reh B, m. 244 - Reh M

ハープ

Please prepare the following:

Mozart: Concerto in C Major for Flute and Harp, Mvt. 1

Handel: Harp Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 4, No. 6; 1st movement

Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Suite No. 1, iii. Waltz of the Flowers; mm. 3 - 33
    •   Berlioz: Symphony Fantastique, mvt. II; beginning - Reh 23
    •   Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra, mvt. IV; mm. 42 - 58, 119-127
    •   Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, mvt. IV; cadenza

Woodwind Instruments

オーボエ

Please prepare the following:

Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C major, K. 314; 1st movement plus cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Rossini: Overture to La Scala di Seta; beginning - Reh 1, pickup to Reh 2 - DB of Reh 3
    •   R. Strauss: Don Juan; pickup to 5th m. of Reh L - DB of Reh N
    •   Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, mvt. II; pickup to Reh A - DB of Reh B, pickup to 4 m. before Reh C - DB of m. 100
    •   Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin, Prelude; beginning - DB of Reh 2
    •   Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, mvt. II; beginning - m. 32

フルート

Please prepare the following:

Mozart: Concerto in G major, K. 313; 1st movement, Exposition

Orchestral excerpts:
    •    Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream, Scherzo; 2 m. before Reh P - end
    •    Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; beginning - Reh 3
    •    Dvořák: Symphony No. 8, mvt. IV; 8 m. before Reh D - Reh E
    •    Rossini: William Tell, Overture; 20 m. before Reh F - Allegro vivace
    •    Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals, Voliere
    •    Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3; mm. 1 - 36, 328 - 360
    •    Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, mvt. II: Reh B - Reh C
    •    Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, mvt. IV: 2 m. before Reh A - Reh D
    •    Brahms: Symphony No. 4, mvt. IV; mm. 89 – 105
    •    Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, mvt. IV; 5 m. before Reh B - 13 m. before Reh C

クラリネット

Please prepare the following: 



Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, 1st Movement (exposition only)


Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2, Op. 74,  3rd Movement

Orchestral excerpts:
    •    Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, mvt. I; Reh A - end (Clarinet 1 in A)
    •    Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, mvt. III; 11 m. after Reh K - end
    •    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, mvt. I; 2 m. before Reh K - m. 492
    •    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, mvt. II; mm. 68 - 77
    •    Borodin: Polovtsian Dances No. 8; beginning - Reh В
    •    Borodin: Polovtsian Dances No. 17; Allegro vivo after Reh В - 6 m. after Reh D
    •    Brahms: Symphony No. 3, mvt. I; mm. 36 - 46
    •    Brahms: Symphony No. 3, mvt. II; mm. 1 - 22
    •    Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo; beginning - Reh В, pickup to Reh C - Reh E, Reh L - Reh M, 7 m. before end - end
    •    Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2, mvt. III; beginning - 2 m. after Reh 47 (Clarinet 1 in A)

バスーン

Please prepare the following:

Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, K. 191; 1st and 2nd movements, Exposition
   
Orchestral excerpts:
    •    Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, Overture; mm. 1-  7, 101 – 172
    •    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, mvt. II; m. 274 - end
    •    Ravel: Bolero; Reh 2 - Reh 3
    •    Beethoven: Symphony No. 4, mvt. IV; mm. 15 - 25, 184 - 199, 300 - 302, m. 348 - end

Brasswind Instruments

トランペット

Please prepare the following:

Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Hob. VIIe 1, 1st movement with cadenza

Orchestral excerpts:
    •    Mahler: Symphony No. 5, mvt. I; beginning - m. 84, mm. 211 - 256
    •    Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3; off-stage calls
    •    Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition, Promenade (Trumpet I in C)
    •    Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947), Ballerina's Dance; 1 m. before Reh 134 - Reh 139
    •    Wagner: Parsifal, Prelude; 8 m. after Reh 1 - 5 m. before Reh 3

トロンボーン

Please prepare the following:

F. David: Concertino for Trombone, Op. 4, 1st page

Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Mozart: Requiem, Tuba Mirum
    •   Ravel: Bolero; 2 m. after Reh 10 - Reh 11
    •   Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel; 4 m. before Reh 36 - 3 m. before Reh 38
    •   Brahms: Symphony No. 1, mvt. IV; Reh C - Allegro
    •   Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries; pickup to Reh 3 - 3 m. after Reh 6, 9 m. before Reh 11 – Reh 12
    •   Rossini: William Tell, Overture; Reh C - 9 m. after Reh D

バストロンボーン

Please prepare the following:

Bach: Cello Suite No. 5,  Sarabande

Orchestral excerpts:
    •   Haydn: The Creation; beginning - 1 m. before Reh A
    •   Rossini: William Tell, Overture; Reh C - 9 m. after Reh D
    •   Respighi: Fountains of Rome; pickup to Reh 11 - 3 m. after Reh 14
    •   Berlioz: Hungarian March; 6 m. before Reh 4 - 3 bm. after Reh 5
    •   Schumann: Symphony No. 3, mvt. IV; mm. 1 – 8
    •   Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries; pickup to Reh 11 - 5 m. after Reh 12

ホルン

Please prepare the following:

A standard concerto of your choice, 1st movement

Chinese Instruments

二胡

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琵琶

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Conducting Positions

Conductor and Assistant Conductor

Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare and conduct Shen Yun Orchestra in rehearsals and performances, nationally and internationally.
Requirements: Exceptional musicianship and conducting skills; excellent communication skills; demonstrate the ability to improve the quality of an orchestra to the highest musical standards. A master’s degree in conducting or equivalent professional experience is required.
Please be sure to also read the Qualifications page to see if you are a good fit for our company and its mission.
Deadline: Review is ongoing; position is open until filled.
How to apply: To apply online, please use the How to Apply online form. Be sure to submit your resume and attach to it the complete contact information of three references. Please also include links to videos of recent rehearsals or concerts.
You can also send your application package (application letter, resume including three reference contacts, and video links) by email to: auditions@shenyunperformingarts.org
Or mail to:
Conductor Auditions,
140 Galley Hill Road, Cuddebackville, NY 12729.
Program: All candidates who are invited to audition with an orchestra should prepare:
  • •   Ludwig van Beethoven – Egmont Overture, Op.84.
  • •   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550, 1st movement.
  • •   Additional piece(s) for sight-reading will be provided 30 minutes prior to the rehearsal.
  • Total podium time for each candidate for rehearsal and performance will be 40 minutes.
    For more information about our company, please visit: www.shenyunperformingarts.org