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Orchestra Auditions



DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Neal Gittleman, Artistic Director and Conductor


Announces the following vacancy beginning with the 2017–2018 season:

Second Horn 
2016–2017 service guarantee is 140 services; per-service rate is $129.15. The position has the option of 26 additional woodwind quintet services. 2017–2018 guarantees and rates are under negotiation. 

Preliminary Auditions: April 5, 2017
Final Auditions: April 6, 2017 
Résumé deadline: March 10, 2017
 

Concerto (Please choose one):
1. Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2, mvt. 1 
2. Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4, mvt. 1 
3. Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1, mvt. 1 

Excerpts:
1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, 3rd mvt., mm. 171–205 (Trio) 
2. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, 1st mvt., mm. 84–104 
3. Beethoven: Symphony No. 8, 3rd mvt., mm. 45–78 (Trio) 
4. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 3rd mvt., mm. 82–100 (Horn 4 part) 
5. Brahms: Tragic Overture, mm. 320–358 
6. Dukas: Sorcerer's Apprentice, reh. 49–52 
7. Mahler: Symphony No. 1, 1st mvt., 4 mm. before reh. #2–3 
8. Mahler: Symphony No. 1, 3rd mvt., reh. #13–15 
9. Mahler: Symphony No. 3, 1st mvt., reh. #55–57 
10. Mahler: Symphony No. 3, 1st mvt., reh. #75–end 
11. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Scherzo, reh. M–O  
12. Mozart: Symphony No. 29, 4th mvt., mm. 167–183 
13. Schubert: Symphony No. 9, 1st mvt., mm. 1–8 
14. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt., reh. #17–21 
15. Strauss: Don Quixote, variations 7 and 8 
16. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, 1 m. before reh. #78–80 
17. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 1st mvt., mm. 1–20
18. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 1st mvt., reh. I/J–K 

Possible Sight Reading



This position has the potential for additional education program income. If a current member of the orchestra wins the position, the vacated position may be offered to the next best-qualified candidate. Winning candidate will be required to show proof of U.S. citizenship or a work permit/green card before a contract can be offered. Highly qualified applicants, please write to:

Jane Varella, Personnel Manager
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
126 N. Main St., Suite 210
Dayton, Ohio 45402

or FAX to (937) 223-9189

or email to:  jvarella@daytonperformingarts.org

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