Opportunities

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


National Audition

Principal Bassoon, Regina Symphony Orchestra

Principal Bassoon, Regina Symphony Chamber Players

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

Audition Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Location: Globe Theatre, Regina, SK, Canada

 1801 Scarth St, Regina, SK S4P 2G9

Time: 9:00am

2017-2018: 37 weeks
 

Salary: $35,268.52 minimum (as per 2016-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement)
 

Benefits: 

  • Musicians Pension Fund of Canada
  • Group Insurance and benefit package, including dental, drug coverage, life insurance, disability insurance. Benefits extend to immediate family.
  • Opportunities for teaching – Conservatory of Music and private teaching.

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]


Please download the attachment below for audition excerpts:

17/18 FINAL Bassoon Audition Excerpts.pdf