Opportunities

National Audition

Assistant Principal Clarinet, Per Service 


Application Deadline: April 14, 2017

 

Audition Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Location: Conexus Arts Centre, Regina, SK, Canada

 200A Lakeshore Drive, Regina SK, S4S 7L3

Time: 9:00am

 

2017-2018: Approximately 15 weeks out of a 37 week season.  

 

There are significant teaching opportunities at the Conservatory of Performing Arts and in private teaching in Regina.

The musicians of the Regina Symphony Orchestra are members of the Canadian Federation of Musicians.

Bass clarinet repertoire is supplied; candidates are encouraged to prepare these excerpts, although they are not mandatory. 

Interested applicants are asked to e-mail their complete one page resume including name, address, telephone number and local affiliation to:


Jamie Anderson, Office Administrator

Regina Symphony Orchestra

2424 College Avenue, Regina, SK

Canada S4P 1C8

Email: [email protected]

Regina Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Principal Clarinet Audition List


Solo Repertoire

Mozart, Clarinet Concerto

                Movement 1: exposition

Orchestral Excerpts:

Beethoven, Symphony no.6

Movement 1: 2 before K to measure 492

Movement 2: measure 68 to 77

Beethoven, Symphony no.8

Movement 3: trio (no repeat)

Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Scherzo: beginning to 2 before G

Brahms, Symphony no.3

Movement 1: measure 36 to 46

Movement 2: beginning to measure 22

Stravinsky, The Firebird

                Firebird Variation

Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf

                #20 to #21

Bass Clarinet: 

 

Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring

                #11 to #12

Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1

                Movement 2: #23 to 13 measures after #24

Strauss, Don Quixote

                #14 to #15

                #16

Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite

                On the Trail: #2 to #3


Please download the attachment below for audition excerpts:

17-18 Assistant Principal Clarinet Audition + Excerpts.pdf


National Audition

Principal Percussion, Regina Symphony Orchestra

Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
 

Audition Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Location: Conexus Arts Centre, Regina, SK, Canada

 200A Lakeshore Drive, Regina SK, S4S 7L3

Time: 9:00am

2017-2018: Approximately 15 weeks out of a 37 week season.

There are significant teaching opportunities at the Conservatory of Performing Arts and in private teaching in Regina.

The musicians of the Regina Symphony Orchestra are members of the Canadian Federation of Musicians.

Interested applicants are asked to e-mail their complete one page resume including name, address, telephone number and local affiliation to:


Jamie Anderson, Office Administrator

Regina Symphony Orchestra

2424 College Avenue, Regina, SK

Canada S4P 1C8

Email: [email protected]


Regina Symphony Orchestra Principal Percussion Audition

In addition to the solo and excerpts, the audition committee may request the demonstration of various techniques on any of the percussion instruments that may include but not necessarily be limited to scales, rudiments and dynamic control.

Solo:

4 Mallets: Demonstrate a rudimentary control of 4 mallet technique by playing an excerpt of a solo of the candidate's own choice. This should be limited to either 32 bars or two minutes, whichever is less.  

Excerpts:

Snare Drum

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

            Movement 3 - complete

Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnole

            Movement 3 (Alborada) - beginning to K

Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture

            M. 77 - 91  (C to D) 

            M. 124 to 135 (starting 8 after E for 12 measures) 

Xylophone

Gershwin - Overture to Porgy and Bess

            Beginning until bar 18

Bells/glockenspiel

Dukas - The Sorcerer's Apprentice

            17 to 20;  22 to 24

Cymbals

Tchaikovsky  -  Symphony No. 4

            Final movement - M. 272 to end

Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

            Movement 3 - M. 32 for 13 measures to Allegro scherzando     

Tambourine

Dvorak - Carnival Overture

            1.  Beginning to first ending.

            2.  Measure 471 (8 before U) to end.

Triangle 

Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major

            Allegretto Vivace (22 after E to Cadenza after H)

Please download the attachment below for audition excerpts:

17-18 Principal Percussion Audition + Excerpts..pdf