Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra

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Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra Auditions

All auditions are for Tenured-track positions
 
Highly qualified candidates should e-mail a one-page resume to Lori Babinec.
Additional information will be sent upon receipt of resume. 
 
PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION 1
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017, 10:00 AM
The required repertoire is shown below.  All repertoire, except for Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, will be sent via e-mail after receipt of resume.
 
Tchaikovsky-The Nutcracker 
1) Overture, Triangle
2) No. 7 - Scene, Snare Drum
3) No. 9 –Snow Scene, Triangle, Crash Cymbal and Glock
4) Mirlitons, Cymbal
5) Russian Dance (Trepak), Tambourine
6) Arabian Dance, Tambourine
7) No. 15-Finale, Crash Cymbal
 
Stravinsky-Firebird Ballet
1) No. 127-133, Xylophone
2) No. 146-149, Xylophone
 
Prokofiev-Cinderella
1) No. 19 Cinderella’s Departure for the Ball, Glock
2) No. 22 Courtiers’ Dance, Xylophone
3) No. 35 Duet of the Sisters with the Orange, Xylophone
 
Tchaikovsky-Swan Lake
1) Introduction, Bass Drum and Cymbal combination
2) Act I, No. 1, Bass Drum and Cymbal combination
3) Act I, No. 8, Waltz, Bass Drum and Cymbal combination
 
Delibes-Coppélia
1) No. 11, Musique des Automates, Glock
 
Rimsky-Korsakov-Scheherazade, Snare Drum
 

PRINCIPAL HORN 1 & SECTION HORN 3
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 10:00 AM
The required repertoire is shown below.  Items marked with an asterisk (*) are provided by the Milwaukee Ballet and will be sent via e-mail after receipt of resume. The rest of the excerpts are the responsibility of the auditionee.
 
Solo
First movement of Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2 or 4
 
Excerpts
*Tchaikovsky Nutcracker, No. 8, Horn 1
*Feeney Peter Pan, Horn 1
Stravinsky Firebird, Infernal Dance, Horn 1
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, Excerpts from Suite 1 & 2, Horn 1
Mendelssohn Nocturne from “A Midsummer Night's Dream”, Horn 1
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, 2nd and 3rd movements, Horn 3
Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3, 1st movement, Horn 3
 
 
PRINCIPAL TRUMPET 1
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 2:00 PM
The required repertoire is shown below.  Items marked with an asterisk (*) are provided by the Milwaukee Ballet and will be sent via e-mail after receipt of resume. The rest of the excerpts are the responsibility of the auditionee.
 
Solo
Haydn, Concerto for Trumpet, First Movement Exposition
 
Excerpts are all Trumpet 1 parts.
Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker 
*March
*Chocolate Variation
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake 
*Neopolitan Dance
 
Feeney, Peter Pan
*Dance: The Lost Boys 
Rimsky Korsakov, Scheherazade
Movement 2, Complete
 
Stravinsky, Petrouchka 
Ballerina's dance
Waltz
Stravinsky, Firebird 
Infernal dance
 
Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet 
*No. 25 Dance with Mandolin; Complete movement
*No. 36 Finale; start 3 measures after 282 – to the end
*No. 51 Juliet’s Funeral; 355 to 357
 
Prokofiev, Cinderella 
*No. 19 Cinderella’s Departure for the Ball; Rehearsal numbers 125 - 127
*No. 34 Entertainment of the Guests; start 3 measures after 247 – to the end of movement
*No. 35 Duet of the Sisters with the Oranges; Complete movement