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Auditions

Auditions for Marlboro Music are typically held in New York City and are scheduled as positions become available, usually every-other year for string instruments, every 2-3 years for wind instruments, and annually for voice. Piano applications are accepted on a rolling basis—please see below for application requirements and information.

Marlboro Music’s 2020 Season will take place June 28 to August 16 on the campus of Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vermont. We are now accepting applications for the following instruments/voice: Cello, Viola, and Voice (Soprano, Tenor, and Baritone/Bass-Baritone).

More detailed information for upcoming auditions for particular instruments/voice may be found below. Please contact Jennifer Loux (jloux@marlboromusic.org; 215-569-4690) with any questions and mention your instrument or voice type. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Bassoon | Cello | Clarinet | Double Bass | Flute | Horn | Oboe | Piano | Viola | Violin | Voice


 

BASSOON

Next Vacancy:                                      Anticipated summer 2022 

Next Audition:                                     TBD

Application Deadline:                       TBD

Application Requirements:            Application Form and preliminary recording TBD


CELLO

Next Vacancy:                                     Anticipated summer 2020

Next Audition:                                    January 17 & 18, 2020 in New York City

Application Deadline:                      Friday, November 22, 2019

Application Requirements:           

Application Form plus preliminary recordings of the following:

Two contrasting works from the accompanied or unaccompanied solo repertoire (OR two substantial movements from contrasting works).

Electronic submission (email, Dropbox, Youtube links all accepted) of all materials is preferred, and materials may be sent to jloux@marlboromusic.org

Applicants will be scheduled for audition on the basis of their preliminary recording and will be notified whether they have been invited to audition by December 9, 2019. Please contact Jennifer Loux with any questions: jloux@marlboromusic.org.

Audition Repertoire:
 
SOLO WORKS
 
First movement of one of the following works:
 
Dvořák Concerto
Schumann Concerto
Haydn D major Concerto

PLUS one solo work of your choice from the accompanied or unaccompanied repertoire.
 
 
CHAMBER MUSIC*
 
Bartók, String Quartet No. 4. Movements 1, 2, and 3
 
and
 
Schubert, Piano Trio in B-flat major, Opus 99. Movements 1 and 2
 
*Please note that for the chamber music portion you will be playing your part alone, and so it will be important to demonstrate your understanding of the work as a whole.  Equal weight will be given to the chamber music and solo portions of the audition.

CLARINET

Next Vacancy:                                     Anticipated summer 2021

Next Audition:                                    TBD

Application Deadline:                      TBD (anticipated fall 2020)

Application Requirements:           Application Form and preliminary recording TBD


DOUBLE BASS

Next Vacancy:                                       Anticipated summer 2021

Next Audition:                                     TBD

Application Deadline:                       TBD

Application Requirements:            Application form and preliminary recording TBD


FLUTE

Next Vacancy:                                        Anticipated summer 2021

Next Audition:                                       TBD

Application Deadline:                        TBD

Application Requirements:             Application form and preliminary recording (recording requirements TBA)


HORN

Next Vacancy:                                      Anticipated summer 2021

Next Audition:                                     TBD

Application Deadline:                       TBD

Application Requirements:            Application form and preliminary recording TBD


OBOE

Next Vacancy:                                      Anticipated summer 2021

Next Audition:                                    TBD

Application Deadline:                       TBD

Application Requirements:            Application Form and preliminary recording TBD ↑ 


PIANO

Next Vacancy:                            Summer 2021 (June 27-August 15)

Next Audition:                                TBD

Application Deadline:                 TBD

Application Requirements:       

Pianists are invited to audition on the basis of a preliminary recording, and are encouraged to send their materials as soon as they are available.

To apply, please send:

Application Form and audio or video recordings, including at least

– One work by Haydn or Mozart
– One work by Beethoven, Schubert, or Schumann

Electronic submission (email, Dropbox, YouTube links all accepted) is preferred, and materials may be sent to Jennifer Loux at jloux@marlboromusic.org.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about the application process (jloux@marlboromusic.org; 215-569-4690).

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Live Audition Requirements:

    • Please prepare each of the following:

 

    • 1) One complete work by Haydn OR Mozart
      2) One complete work by Beethoven OR Schubert
      3) One Romantic (Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn or Brahms strongly suggested) OR 20th-Century work 

 


VIOLA

Next Vacancy:                                           Summer 2020 OR 2021

Next Audition:                                          January 18 & 19, 2020 in New York City

Application Deadline:                            Friday, November 22, 2019

Application Requirements:                 

Application Form plus preliminary recordings of the following:

Two contrasting works from the accompanied or unaccompanied solo repertoire (OR two substantial movements from contrasting works).

Electronic submission (email, Dropbox, Youtube links all accepted) of all materials is preferred, and materials may be sent to jloux@marlboromusic.org

Applicants will be scheduled for audition on the basis of their preliminary recording and will be notified whether they have been invited to audition by December 9, 2019. Please contact Jennifer Loux with any questions: jloux@marlboromusic.org.

 

Audition Repertoire:

SOLO WORKS

The first movement of a 20th or 21st century major concerto. If that movement is slow or very short, please also include a fast movement.

and

A complete work for viola and piano or viola solo in a contrasting style to the concerto.

 

CHAMBER MUSIC*

Beethoven, Serenade for flute, violin and viola, Op. 25. Movements 1, 4 (Variations), and 6.

and

Dvořák Quintet in E-flat, Op. 97. Movements 2 and 3

*Please note that for the chamber music portion you will be playing your part alone, and so it will be important to demonstrate your understanding of the work as a whole. Equal weight will be given to the chamber music and solo portions of the audition.


VIOLIN

Next Vacancy:                                            Summer 2021 

Next Audition:                                           TBD

Application Deadline:                             TBD

Application Requirements:               

Application Form plus preliminary recordings of the following:

Two contrasting works from the accompanied or unaccompanied solo repertoire (OR two substantial movements from contrasting works).

Electronic submission (email, Dropbox, Youtube links all accepted) of all materials is preferred, and materials may be sent to jloux@marlboromusic.org

Applicants will be scheduled for audition on the basis of their preliminary recording. Please contact Jennifer Loux with any questions: jloux@marlboromusic.org.


VOICE (Soprano, Tenor, and Baritone/Bass-Baritone)

Next Vacancy:                                         Summer 2020 (June 28-August 16)

Next Audition:                                        Friday, December 6, 2019 in New York, NY

Application Deadline:                         Friday, November 15, 2019

Application Requirements:              

Application Form and audio or video recordings, including at least three art songs, with examples in English, French, and German.

Materials may be sent to Jennifer Loux at jloux@marlboromusic.org. 

Audition Repertoire:

1) A total of six songs in the following languages:

  • Two songs in German
  • Two songs in French
  • One song in English
  • One song of choice in any language

 

and

 

2) One aria by W.A. Mozart

 

 

 

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