Audition Information

The Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra is now holding auditions for the following sections:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • String Bass

To schedule an audition please send an email to auditions@thetso.org or call 801-473-5226.

Please print the audition form (click the button below) prior to the audition, fill it out, and bring it with you.

In addition to the music listed below, the person auditioning should also prepare a solo work or concerto of their own choice. Some sight-reading may also be required.

Auditions will be held at the Highland Community Center located at 5378 W. 10400 N., Highland, UT.

 

Violin

  1. Mozart, Symphony No. 39, 2nd movement – Beginning through downbeat of bar 54
  2. Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo – Beginning to downbeat of 7mm after rehearsal D
  3. Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture – Measure 7 to rehearsal B, Concertmaster solo after C, 15 after rehearsal D to 8 after rehearsal I

Viola

  1. Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream – rehearsal C to rehearsal D
  2. Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Movement 2 – Beginning to rehearsal C
  3. Vaughn Williams, Selections from Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

Cello

  1. Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6, Movement 1 – beginning to rehearsal A
  2. Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream – Rehearsal N to Rehearsal O
  3. Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5, Movement 1 – 13 before B to rehearsal B

Bass

  1. Mozart, Symphony No. 40, Movement 1 – 1st movement from measure 115 to 138
  2. Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, Movement 3 – from Rehearsal A to Rehearsal b

Trumpet

  1. RavelBolero
  2. StravinskyPetrushka
  3. MussorgskyPictures at an Exhibition
  4. John WilliamsSummon the Heroes

French Horn

  1. BeethovenSymphony No. 8, Movement 3 – measure 45 to 78
  2. MendelssohnMidsummer Night’s Dream – Nocturne m. 1-34
  3. StraussTil Eulenspiegel, op. 28 – 'Gemachlich' beg to Rehearsal 1

Trombone

  1. Schubert, Symphony No. 9 in C Major, Movement 1 – measures 29-56
  2. Verdi, Forza De Destino, Final movement – piu animato
  3. Wagner, Overture to Tannhauser

Bass Trombone

  1. Wagner, Ride of the Valkyrie – Act 3, Scene 1, B-Major
  2. Schumann, Symphony No. 3 'Rhenish', Movement 4
  3. BerliozHungarian March

Tuba

  1. Wagner, Die Meistersinger, Overture
  2. Mahler, Symphony No. 1, Movement 3 – 4 bars before #3 to 6 bars after #3
  3. Wagner, Ride of the Valkyrie

Flute

  1. RavelDaphnis et Chloe – #176-179
  2. MendelssohnMidsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo – 1 measure before P to the end
  3. Mozart, Flute Concerto in D Major, K314, Movement 1 – Beginning to bar 76

Piccolo

 In addition to the Flute material,

  1. BeethovenSymphony No. 5, Movement 4 – Allegro to bar 26
  2. VivaldiConcerto in C, RV443 – Largo first two sections

Oboe

  1. BeethovenSymphony No. 7
  2. Rimsky-KorsakovScheherazade
  3. BrahmsViolin Concerto, Movement 2 – Beginning to bar 32

English Horn

In addition to the Oboe material,

  1.  RossiniWilliam Tell Overture – solo 30 measures after letter E until 18 bars before letter H

Clarinet (B-flat/A)

  1. Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, Movement 1 – Solo at bars 474-492
  2. Brahms, Symphony No. 3, Movement 1 – bars 23-27 and 36 -46
  3. Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo – Beginning to letter B

E-flat Clarinet

In addition to the B-flat/A material,

  1. Stravinsky,  Rite of Spring – 3 bars after #9 to 4 bars after #11
  2. StravinskyRite of Spring – #48 to #49

Bass Clarinet

In addition to the B-flat/A material,

  1. BernsteinSymphonic Dances from Westside Story – bars 545-567

Bassoon

  1. RavelBolero – third bar of #2 to #3
  2. MozartThe Marriage of Figaro – bars 1-24
  3. DukasSorcerer’s Apprentice – bars 7-9

Contrabassoon

  1. RavelMother Goose Suite – #2 through the ninth bar of #5

Harp

  1. Saint-SaensDanse Bacchanale
  2. MussorgskyNight on Bald Mountain
  3. Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio Espagnole
  4. TchaikovskyNutcracker, Waltz of the Flowers