The Virginia Symphony has an opening for per-service bass and will be holding an audition in early September. The orchestra states:
The Per-Service Bass position has a minimum 60-service guarantee over the 40-week 2007-2008 season, at $93.00 per service. The Symphony provides instrument insurance and 6% AFM pension, and per-service musicians may elect to participate at their own cost in the Symphony’s health insurance plan.
Please be aware that the Virginia Symphony bears no responsibility in obtaining work permits for applicants who are not authorized for employment in the United States.
THE VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
JoAnn Falletta, Music Director
announces auditions for:
Audition date: September 8, 2007
One-page resume, confirmation form and $50 audition deposit to be RECEIVED by August 15, 2007.
Click HERE for full audition details and confirmation form.
Positions start October 25, 2007 or sooner as the VSO schedule allows. All orchestra members receive instrument insurance and 6% AFM pension; Section Violin position includes health and disability insurance.
September 8, 2007
I. Solo of Candidate’s choice
II. Orchestral Excerpts:
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
Scherzo: mm 1-18; and mm 38-74
Trio: mm 141-213
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
Mvt IV: mm 1-37
Symphony No. 35, “Haffner”
Mvt IV: mm 1-27
MOZART Symphony No. 40
Rhl 9 to Rhl 11
Rhl 40 to Rhl 41
III. Possible Sightreading
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