We are pleased to announce the following openings:

PRINCIPAL HORN    PRINCIPAL TUBA

Principal Horn Auditions will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Clay Center, Charleston WV. Principal Tuba auditions will take place on Sunday April 15, 2018 in Charleston, WV. Employment will begin September 2018.

The 2017-2018 principal compensation rate is $135.27 per service.  The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra offers hotel, per diem and mileage with cap.

Send resume to Personnel, WVSO, PO Box 2292, Charleston, WV  25328 or email to personnel@wvsymphony.org. Deadline to apply is March 30, 2018.

FRENCH HORN REPERTOIRE LIST

One movement of a concerto OR equivalent length solo
Sight reading

Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, 3rd movement - Horn 1, 49 after REH A to 78 after REH A
Brahms - Symphony No. 3, 3rd movement - Horn 1, REH F to 12 after REH F
Mozart Concerto No. 2 or No. 4, 1st movement exposition
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5, 1st movement - Horn 1, 3 measures after REH 17 through REH 21
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegels, Horn 1, Beginning to REH 1; Horn 1, 5 measures after REH 29 until REH 33
Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Horn 1, Beginning to REH 6, then REH 8 until 4 measures after REH 11
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, 1st movement - Horn 1, Beginning to 6 measures after REH A
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5, 2nd movement solo - Horn 1, mm.8-28

TUBA REPERTOIRE LIST

One movement of a concerto OR equivalent length solo
Sight reading

Berlioz - Hungarian March (Start at REH 4 and play until 2 measures after REH 5)
Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique
  (Mvt 4: REH 56 until 2 measures after REH 59)
  (Mvt 5: REH 84 to the end)
Mahler - Symphony No. 1 (Mvt 3: 4 measures before REH 3 until REH 5)
Mahler - Symphony 5 (Mvt 3: Begin 16 measures after REH 15 and end at REH 17)
Prokofiev - Symphony 5 (Mvt. 1: REH 3 to REH 6)
Respighi - Fountains of Rome (REH 11 until REH 14)
Stravinsky - "Bear" solo from Petroushka  (3 mm. after REH 100 until REH 101)
Tchaikovsky - Symphony 6 (Mvt 4: REH L to REH M)
Wagner - Die Meistersinger, Prelude Act I (mm.158-188)
Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries (pickup to 8 measures before REH 11 until 5 measures after REH 12)
Wagner - A Faust Overture (mm.1-3)