Audition Requirements for Cello

I. Solo

Assistant Principal – two contrasting movements from a standard concerto AND one movement from a Bach Cello Suite

Tutti – two contrasting movements from a standard concerto

II.  Excerpts (refer to attached PDF)

all applicants

1.  Beethoven Symphony No. 9

2.  Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

3.  Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

4.  Mozart Symphony No. 40

additional excerpts for Assistant Principal

1.  Debussy La Mer – 2 meas. before 9 to 6 meas. after 9

2.  Rossini Overture To William Tell – Beginning to meas. 48

3.  Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 – 3rd Mvt meas. 1-25, meas. 71 to end

III. Sight-reading

ABS Vc asst excerpts

ABS Vc Tutti Excerpts

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