Violin & Viola AUDITIONS - SPRING 2019
We are pleased to announce the following openings:
ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER PRINCIPAL SECOND VIOLIN SECTION VIOLIN SECTION VIOLA
String Auditions will take place on Sunday, March 24 in Charleston WV.
Employment will begin September 2019.
The 2018-2019 Assistant Concertmaster and Principal Second Violin compensation rate is $143.39 per service. The section rate is $110.29 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 email@example.com. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2019. All candidates can expect an email with details by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 4.
VIOLIN REPERTOIRE LIST
Mozart: Concerto No. 4 OR No. 5 Exposition of the 1st Movement AND Cadenza
Orchestral Excerpts (1st Violin Parts):
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 3rd Movement, mm. 99-114
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 1st Movement, mm. 101-136
2nd Movement, m. 51 - downbeat of m.55
Debussy: La Mer 2nd Movement, - (Top Line)
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo mm. 17-99
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 2nd Movement, mm. 68-126
4th Movement, mm. 1-78
Strauss: Don Juan Beginning to 14mm. after [D] (CM solo is required only for those who audition for title positions) (Top Line)
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Overture Letter F to the End (Top Line)
Orchestral Excerpts (2nd Violin Parts):
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 2nd Movement, 15 mm. after  until 
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 Finale, Adagio, mm. 129-139
Orchestral Solos: (CM solos are required only for those who audition for title positions)
Bach: St. Matthew Passions Erbarme Dich mm. 1-9
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade ALL solos
VIOLA REPERTOIRE LIST
Concerto: at least three pages of: Walton Concerto, Bartok Concerto, or Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
J.S. Bach: Cello Suite, or Sonata or Partita, one movement.
Beethoven: Symphony 5, 2nd mvmt. beginning-m. 10, 49-59, 98-106
Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture pick-up to m. 37-64 (rehearsal 1- through 1st measure of rehearsal 4)
Shostakovitch: Symphony 5, 1st mvmt rehearsal 15-17
Mendelssohn: Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream. 1st page (beginning to D)
Tchaikovsky Symphony 6: 1st mvmt m. 19-67 top line divisi only
Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to D