CANADA’S NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA ALEXANDER SHELLEY, MUSIC DIRECTOR
Announces auditions for the following vacancy:
effective the 2020-2021 Season or earliest availability
National auditions will be held in Ottawa, September 16, 17 & 18, 2019.
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, 2019-2020: $2,018 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.
Highly qualified applicants are asked to send a ONE PAGE resume by email (Word doc or pdf files only) to be received no later than July 15, 2019 to: email@example.com
Please note: A refundable $100.00 deposit will be required from those musicians invited to audition.
For more information concerning audition requirements email firstname.lastname@example.org
|MOZART:||Concerto for Flute in G or D, 1st mvt exposition|
|VIVALDI:||Concerto for Piccolo in C, RV 443, 2nd mvt|
Please bring the piano part since an accompanist will be provided.
|BEETHOVEN||Symphony No. 3||4th mvt, bars 172-200)|
|BIZET||Carmen||(Entr’acte - Prelude to Act 3)|
|BRAHMS||Symphony No. 4||(4th mvt, bars 89-105)|
|DVORAK||Symphony No. 8||(4th mvt, 8 bars before D to E)|
|MENDELSSOHN||Midsummer Night’s Dream||(Scherzo - 12 bars before P to end)|
|BACH||St. Matthew Passion||(No. 9 and 10, Orchestra 1)|
|BRAHMS||Symphony No. 2||(movements 2 and 4)|
|DEBUSSY||Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune|
|DVORAK||Symphony No. 9||(1st mvt)|
|MENDELSSOHN||Symphony No. 4, Italian||(2nd mvt, beginning to bar 35)|
|MENDELSSOHN||Symphony No. 4, Italian||(4th mvt, beginning to bar 34)|
|PROKOFIEV||Symphony No. 1, Classical||(2nd mvt, 4th bar of 33 to end)|
|PROKOFIEV||Symphony No. 1, Classical||(4th mvt, complete)|
|RAVEL||Mother Goose Suite||(1st mvt - Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant|
|BEETHOVEN||Symphony No. 9||(4th mvt, bars 343-431 & bars 849-940)|
|BRAHMS||Variations on a theme by Haydn||(variations 5 and 8)|
|RAVEL||Mother Goose Suite||(2nd mvt, from 5 to 8; 3rd mvt, beginning until 5 bars after 3)|
|RAVEL||Piano Concerto in G||(Beginning until 2)|
|SHOSTAKOVICH||Symphony No. 9||(1st mvt, 8 bars before 7 until 11; 2nd mvt, 48 - end; 3rd mvt, 50-51 and 61-62)|
|STRAVINSKY||The Firebird Suite, 1919 version||(Variation de l’oiseau de feu)|
|TCHAIKOVSKY||Symphony No. 4||(3rd mvt)|
Sight reading may be required