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Auditions

Auditions for our 2019 Season (June 23 to August 11 on the campus of Marlboro College in Vermont) will be held for bassoon, horn, oboe, piano, violin, and voice.

Auditions for Marlboro are typically held in New York 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.

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 2019

Next Audition:                                     January 3, 2019 in New York, NY

Application Deadline:                       Friday, November 16, 2018

Application Requirements:            Application form

Live Audition Requirements:

1) The following solo works:

-Mozart, Bassoon Concerto, K. 191 (with cadenzas)
-An unaccompanied solo work of your choice, written after 1970

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2) The following chamber music works:

-Mozart, Serenade in C minor, K. 388
-Beethoven, Quintet for Piano and Winds, Op. 16 (mov’t II)
-Harbison, Woodwind Quintet (mov’ts I and IV)
-Nielsen, Quintet, op. 43 (solo variation)

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Please prepare the complete bassoon part for the above chamber music works/specified movements, keeping the requirements of ensemble playing in mind. You will be playing your part alone, so it will be important to demonstrate your understanding of each piece as a whole.  You will be judged as much for your playing of the chamber music part as for your solo playing. 


CELLO

Next Vacancy:                                     Anticipated summer 2020

Next Audition:                                    TBD (Anticipated in early January 2020 in New York)

Application Deadline:                      TBA (anticipated November 2019)

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


CLARINET

Next Vacancy:                                     Anticipated summer 2020

Next Audition:                                    TBD (Anticipated between December 1, 2019 and February 1, 2020 in New York)

Application Deadline:                      TBA (anticipated fall 2019)

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


DOUBLE BASS

Next Vacancy:                                       Anticipated summer 2020 or 2021

Next Audition:                                     TBD (Anticipated between December 1, 2019 and February 1, 2021 in New York)

Application Deadline:                       TBA (anticipated fall 2019 or 2020)

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


FLUTE

Next Vacancy:                                        Anticipated summer 2020

Next Audition:                                       TBD (Anticipated between December 1, 2019 and February 1, 2020 in New York)

Application Deadline:                        TBA (anticipated fall 2019)

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


HORN

Next Vacancy:                                       Anticipated summer 2019

Next Audition:                                     January 25, 2019 in New York, NY

Application Deadline:                       Friday, November 16, 2018

Application Requirements:            Application form

Live Audition Requirements:

Two solo works of your choice, to include the following :

-One unaccompanied contemporary piece
-One work with piano accompaniment (or orchestra reduction for piano),

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for example, one of the following:

-R. Schumann, Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
-Beethoven, Sonata for Horn and Piano, Op. 17
-The concertos of W.A. Mozart or R. Strauss

In addition, please prepare the horn part for both of the following chamber music works:

-Brahms, Trio in Eb major, Op. 40
-Mozart, Quintet in Eb major, K. 407 


OBOE

Next Vacancy:                                       Anticipated summer 2019

Next Audition:                                      January 3, 2019 in New York, NY

Application Deadline:                       Friday, November 16, 2018

Application Requirements:            Application form and preliminary recordings:

Please send a video recording of your unaccompanied performance of the excerpts below (recordings may be sent by email, Dropbox, or another sharing application):
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-W.A. Mozart, Oboe Quartet Mvt 2: Measures 4-20
-W.A. Mozart, Oboe Quartet Mvt 3: Measures 1-59
-J.S. Bach, Aria: Ich habe genug (BWV 82): Measures 2-34
-Villa Lobos, Quintette en forme de choros:  rehearsal nos. 7 to 11
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Live Audition Requirements:

1) Please prepare an unaccompanied solo work of your choice, written after 1970

2) In addition, please prepare the following:
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-Mozart, Quartet for Oboe and Strings, K. 370 (368b)
-Schumann, First Romance from Drei Romanzen, Op. 94
-Bach, Cantata BWV 82, Ich habe genug, Aria (1st movement).
-Villa Lobos, Quintette en forme de choros:  rehearsal nos. 7 to 11 (Notify us if you would like us to send you a part.)

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We would ask that you prepare the complete oboe part for the above works, keeping the requirements of ensemble playing in mind. You will be playing your part alone, so it will be important to demonstrate your understanding of each piece as a whole.  You will be judged as much for your playing of the chamber music part as for your solo playing. ↑ 


PIANO

Next Vacancies:                              Summer 2019 (June 23-August 11)

………………………………………………….Summer 2020 (June 28-August 16)

Next Audition:                                December 6, 2018, in New York, NY

Application Deadline:                 Friday, November 2, 2018

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, but no later than Friday, November 2, 2018.

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:                                           Anticipated summer 2020

    Next Audition:                                          TBD (Anticipated in early January 2020 in New York)

    Application Deadline:                            TBA (anticipated November 2019)

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


    VIOLIN

    Next Vacancy:                                            Summer 2019 (June 23-August 11)

    Next Audition:                                           January 4 & 5, 2019 in New York, NY

    Application Deadline:                             Friday, November 9, 2018

    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 3, 2018. Please contact Jennifer Loux with any questions: jloux@marlboromusic.org.

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    Live Audition Requirements:

    • 1) The following solo works:First movement of either Mozart Concerto 3, 4, or 5; OR Beethoven Concerto with appropriate cadenzas.ANDOne piece or substantial movement from a larger work of your choice in contrasting style from the above concerto movement.2) The following chamber music works:-Schubert, String Quartet in A minor, D. 804  “Rosamunde” (mov’t 1, exposition only)
      -Beethoven, String Quartet in F major, Op. 59 no. 1 (mov’t 1)
      -Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 (mov’t 4)We would ask that you prepare the complete first violin part for all three movements specified above, keeping the requirements of ensemble playing in mind. You will be playing your part alone, so it will be important to demonstrate your understanding of each piece as a whole.  You will be judged as much for your playing of the chamber music part as for your solo playing.


      VOICE

      Next Vacancy:                                         Summer 2019 (June 23-August 11)

      Next Audition:                                        December 3, 2018 in New York, NY

      Application Deadline:                         November 9, 2018

      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. 

       

       

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