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Orchestra Auditions



DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Neal Gittleman, Artistic Director and Conductor


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

Section Cello Chair 409 
2017–2018 service guarantee is 60 services; per-service rate is $129.15.  

Audition Date: November 14, 2017 
Résumé deadline: October 19, 2017
 

Audition list: 

1. Solo: Movement of a standard concerto – minimum of 2 minutes 

2. Excerpts: 
  • Beethoven:  Symphony No. 5, 2nd mvt.: beginning through mm. 10; mm. 49–59; mm. 98–106 
  • Brahms:  Symphony No. 2, 2nd mvt.: beginning through mm. 15 
  • Debussy:  La mer, 1st mvt.: 2 bars before #9 through 6 measures after #9, top line only 
  • Mendelssohn:  Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo, letter N to letter O 
  • Mozart:  Symphony No. 35, 4th mvt.: mm. 134–181 
  • Strauss:  Don Juan: beginning through mm. 9; letter A through 5 measures before letter D 
  • Tchaikovsky:  The Nutcracker, Act 1: rehearsal #78–#85 
  • Verdi:  Requiem, Offertorio: beginning to mm. 38 
3. Possible sight reading 



Section Bass Chair 508 
2017–2018 service guarantee is 60 services; per-service rate is $129.15.  

Audition Date: November 15, 2017 
Résumé deadline: October 20, 2017
  

Audition list: 

1. Solo of choice 

2. Excerpts selected from the following: 
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5:  3rd mvt. Scherzo, beginning through 5 measures after A 
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5:  Trio, beginning through 23 measures after B, with repeat 
  • Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4:  1st mvt., 22 measures before C through 47 measures after C 
  • Strauss:  Don Juan, F through G 
  • Mozart Symphony No. 39: 1st mvt., measures 13–21, and 14 measures before A through C 
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2:  1st mvt., E through 7 measures after F 
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2:  4th mvt., 8 measures before L through M 
  • Berlioz:  Symphonie Fantastique, 4th mvt. (Procession to the Stake), 57 through 2 measures after 58 
3. Possible sight reading 



Service Guarantee numbers will be prorated to date performance duties begin. Winning candidates 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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