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 personnel@wvsymphony.org. 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

Sight reading

Solo Repertoire:
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, [33]-[39] (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 [32] until [35]
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

SOLO
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.

Orchestral Excerpts
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