Woodwind

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS WOODWIND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Live Audition: Jan. 21, 2019
Video Audition: Feb. 15, 2019


LIVE AUDITIONS
In most cases live auditions are conducted by a single member of the audition committee and/or TMC staff, and video recorded for review by the full audition committee in Boston. Most auditions are 10 minutes long.  Live auditions are self-scheduled by the applicant at www.GetAcceptd.com.  Applicants will be directed to do so once an application is submitted. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to secure the best possible audition time for themselves.

2019 LIVE AUDITION SCHEDULE
Houston: Jan. 29
Boston: Feb. 2 & 9
New York City: Feb. 3 & 4
Los Angeles: Feb. 5 & 6
Miami: Feb. 8
Philadelphia: Feb. 12
Cleveland: Feb. 14
Bloomington: Feb. 17
Chicago: Feb. 16, 17, & 18


VIDEO AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS
Those applicants who are unable to audition live must submit a video recording via the online application.

  • Video recordings must contain all audition repertoire in the order listed, played in a CONTINUOUS UNEDITED SEGMENT; any indication that there has been editing or that recording equipment was paused/stopped between excerpts will result in the disqualification of the applicant
  • All pieces should be played unaccompanied, unless otherwise noted in the audition requirements.
  • We strongly recommend you view to your recording all the way through before submitting. 

AUDITION REPERTOIRE

Flute

  • MOZART Concerto in D major: mvts. I & II, including cadenzas
  • excerpts (all first flute):

BACH Saint Matthew Passion: "Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben"
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, mvt. IV
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, mvt. IV
HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis, mvt. III
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, mvts. II & IV
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloe: rhl 176 to 2 mm after rhl 179
STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite (1919): Variation de L'oiseau de feu

Flute - FOR VIDEO AUDITION SUBMISSIONS
**Those submitting a video in lieu of a live audition should play excerpts as listed below, counting short rests but skipping long rests between passages**

  • MOZART Concerto in D major: mvts. I & II, including cadenzas
  • excerpts (all first flute):

BACH Saint Matthew Passion, "Aus Liebe will mein Heiland sterben"
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, mvt. IV: 16 mm before rhl B until 18 mm before rhl E
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, mvt. IV: 12 mm before rhl D through 1 mm before rhl G
HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis, mvt. III: rhl B until the end
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1, mvt. II: complete; mvt. IV: 3 mm before rhl I until rhl P
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloe: rhl 176 to 2 mm after rhl 179
STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite (1919), Variation de L'oiseau de feu

Oboe

MOZART Oboe Quartet; 1st page
BACH Cantata BWV 82 "Ich Habe Genug": beginning to mm 35
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, Eroica mvt. II: first two solos (before rhl.B); mvt. III: mm 1-28, and 13 mm before rhl A to 23 mm after rhl B
DEBUSSY La Mer, mvt. II: rhl 17 to rhl 18; rhl 25 to 5 mm after rhl 25 (play both 1st and 2nd oboe parts in both passages); mvt. III: 6 mm after rhl 54 to 9 mm after rhl 55
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, mvt. II: rhl A-B; 5 mm before rhl C to 13 mm after rhl C
RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin, Prelude: beginning to rhl 2 and Minuet: beginning to rhl 3 (without repeats)
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1, mvt. III: beginning to 1st mm of rhl 1

Clarinet

  • MOZART Clarinet Concerto, mvt. I: mm 57 (beginning of solo exposition) through 127
  • excerpts:

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6: mvt. I: mm 474-492; mvt. II: mm 68-77
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3; mvt. I: mm 36-46;mvt. II: mm 1-22
MENDELSSOHN Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream: mm 1-48
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2: beginning to 3 mm after rhl 157; rhl 212 to the end
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 1, mvt. I: 1 mm before rhl 1 to downbeat of rhl 2; rhl 8-9; rhl 14-15; mvt. II: mm 3-10 (opening solo)

Bass Clarinet

  • MOZART concerto, mvt. I: exposition (NOT to be played on bass)
  • excerpts:

GROFÉ The Grand Canyon Suite, "On the Trail": rhl 2-3; presto to 5 mm after rhl 13
KHACHATURIAN Piano Concerto, mvt. II: mm 220 to end of solo
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2: rhl 167 (3 bars); 3 mm before rhl 170 (1 bar); 3 mm before rhl 213 to rhl 214
W. SCHUMAN Symphony No. 3, Toccata: mm 157-203
STRAUSS Don Quixote: rhl 14-15; 3 mm after rhl 16 to double bar; and rhl 72-74
STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring: rhl 5 to 7 mm before rhl 7; rhl 48-49; 3 mm after rhl 140 to rhl 142

Bassoon (applicants applying via video should record excerpts in this order)

  • MOZART concerto mvt. I exposition
  • excerpts (all first bassoon):

MOZART Le nozze di Figaro Overture: mm 101-123 and mm 139-171
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4, mvt. IV: solo (mm 184-190)
DONIZETTI “Una Festiva Lagrima” from L'elisir d'amore: beginning of aria to rhl 67
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1, mvt. I: beginning to rhl 1; rhl 11 to 1mm rhl 12; mvt. 2: rhl 5-6, rhl 15-18
STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring: opening solo (to rhl 4)
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, mvt. I: mm 1-12