NAC Orchestra Auditions

CANADA’S NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA
ALEXANDER SHELLEY, MUSIC DIRECTOR

Announces auditions for the following vacancies:
 

PRINCIPAL TIMPANI

National auditions will be held in Ottawa, January 30, 2023
National auditions are open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only.

Season: 46 weeks including concerts, broadcasts, opera, ballet, recordings, tours and 5 weeks paid vacation

Salary:   Minimum scale, 2022-2023: $2,048 per week (salary for this position to be negotiated)

The members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra are Canadian members of the American Federation of Musicians.

The National Arts Centre Orchestra is a proud partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS).

Audition Repertoire

SOLO:                          
ELLIOTT CARTER Eight Pieces for Four Timpani, #8, March

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS:

 

BARTOK

Concerto for Orchestra

 

BARTOK

Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta

 

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 1

 

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 5

 

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 7

 

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 9

 

BRAHMS

Symphony No. 1

 

BRAHMS

Symphony No. 4

 

COPLAND

Appalachian Spring

 

ELGAR

Enigma Variations – Var. VII

 

HINDEMITH

Symphonic Metamorphosis

 

NICOLE LIZEE

Bondarsphere – m. 107-128; m. 300-321

 

MAHLER

Symphony No. 5

 

MARTIN

Concerto for 7 Winds and Timpani

 

MOZART

Symphony No. 39

 

MOZART

Symphony No. 41

 

MOZART

Magic Flute Overture

 

PROKOFIEV

Symphony No. 1

 

SIBELIUS

Finlandia

 

STRAUSS

Burleske

 

STRAUSS

Rosenkavalier Suite

 

STRAVINSKY

Rite of Spring

 

TCHAIKOVSKY

Symphony No. 2

 

TCHAIKOVSKY

Symphony No. 4

 

TCHAIKOVSKY

Symphony No. 5

Sight reading may be required.

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