Symphony Orchestra

Seating Placement Excerpts

Seating Placements will be held on:
Saturday January 26th, 2019at Carroll Studios (625 W 55th St #6, New York, NY 10019)

The schedule for the day is as follows:

Violin: 10:00am – 12:30pm

Viola: 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Cello: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Bass: 3:00pm – 3:10pm

Woodwinds: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

French Horn: 5:00pm – 5:30pm

Trumpet: 5:30pm – 5:45pm

Trombone & Tuba: 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Percussion: 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Please arrive for your placement assessment between the times listed above.

There will be a space to warm up before the placement assessment.

Assessment Excerpts are as follows:

Violin 1 
Violin 2
Viola:

Wagner – Page 1: Starting at the 4th bar of the 6th line until the end of the page.

Beethoven

Mvt. 1 – Measure 398 until rehearsal F

Mvt. 2 – The opening until measure 10; pickup to measure 99 until    measure 106.

Cello:

Beethoven

  1. Movement 2 (8thNote = 85bpm)
    1. 1-10
    2. 49-59
    3. 98-106
    4. 114-123
  2. Movement 3 (Dotted Half = 90bpm)
    1. 1-18
    2. 52-61
  1. Movement 3 (Dotted Half = 90bpm)
    1. 140-218
Bass
Flute – Oboe – Bassoon

Beach

  • Flute – G to 9 before L
  • Oboe – Vivace 2 before A to C
  • Bassoon – Mvt. 2: C to D

Beethoven

  • Entire 2ndMovement

Wagner   

  • Flute – Poco Pui Vivace to ‪MoltoPui Str.
  • Oboe & Bassoon – Same as Flute
Clarinet

Any or all of these excerpts. All 1st clarinet except for 2nd clarinet Beach concerto.

Beach (1st Clarinet)

  • 4-15
  • 128-130
  • 154-160
  • 193-204
  • 259-265
  • 411-420

Beach (2nd Clarinet)

  • 100—119
  • 154-160
  • 321-335
  • 423-428

Rienzi (Bb clarinet transposed parts can be found HERE)

  • 35-64
  • 314-346

Beethoven (1st Clarinet)

  • 153-179
  • 166-179

Chaminade (1st Clarinet)

  • 9 meas. after B to 2 measures before C
  • 3 meas. after N to O
French Horn:

Beach

Horn 1:

  • Measures   311-318
  • Measures   328-340
  • Measures 411-420  “Animato”

Beethoven Symphony No. 5   

Horn 1 & 2

  • Movement II  Measures 29-39  (a.k.a. Letter “A”)
  • Measures 148-158

**** Both Horn 1 and Horn 2 parts should be prepared for this short but very important excerpt****

Trumpet:

Beach:

  • 193 – 199
  • 296 – 300
  • 420 – End.

Beethoven:

  • Movement 4: 374-395

Wagner:

  • After Allegro Energico, the second “solo” entrance
  • 2ndpage, 2ndline where it is marked “FF”
  • The solo phrases at “Molto piu Stretto”
Trombone & Tuba

Selections from the Wagner Rienzi Overture