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 Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago Audition Announcement

Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago (OSC) will be accepting audition submissions thru

February 1, 2019

The pay per service is from $75 to $100 depending on the type of concert

The content of the audition submission is as follows:

Violin

• First movement from a Classical period solo work with cadenza

• Scherzo from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, measure 17 until 99

• Orchestral excerpt of candidate’s choice

Viola

• First movement from a Classical period solo work with cadenza

• Scherzo from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, measure 17 to letter D

• Orchestral excerpt of candidate’s choice

Cello

• First movement from a Classical period solo work with cadenza

• Recitative from the 4th movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

• Orchestral excerpt of candidate’s choice

Double Bass

• Orchestral excerpt from first movement of a Classical period symphony

• Recitative from the 4th movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

• Orchestral excerpt of candidate’s choice

Substitute list for Woodwinds and Brass

• Any first movement from a Classical period, solo work

• Two excerpts of candidate’s choice


An electronic submission (MP3 file, YouTube or Dropbox link; video must not be edited or cut), together with candidate’s resume should be submitted to

info@oistrakhsymphony.org

Any questions contact the OSC at info@oistrakhsymphony.org