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Orchestra Auditions



DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Neal Gittleman, Artistic Director and Conductor


Announces the following vacancy beginning with the 2018–2019 season:

Section Bass Clarinet/Third Clarinet 
2018–2019 service guarantee is 70 services (additional services possible); per-service rate is $130.44.  

Audition Date: June 13, 2018  
Résumé deadline: May 29, 2018
 

Audition list: 

Bb/A clarinet (1st parts):
  • Mozart - Concerto: (Mvt. 1 exposition) 
  • Mendelssohn - Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream”:  beginning to B, 6 after D to G 
  • Brahms - Symphony #3: Mvt. 2, bar 1 to bar 22 (two measures before B) 
  • Beethoven - Symphony #6: Mvt. 1, bar 474 (two measures before K) to bar 492 

Bass Clarinet:
  • Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite: Mvt. 3, 3rd bar after No. 2 through No. 3; 8 bars before No. 13 to No. 13 
  • Khachaturian - Piano Concerto: Mvt. 1, 2nd bar after No. 390 for 10 bars; Mvt. 2, Andante con Anima, play 7 bars; No. 220, play for 15 bars 
  • Mahler - Symphony No. 6: Mvt. 1, No. 24 for 12 bars 
  • Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe, 2nd suite: 6 measures before No. 157 to 3 measures after No. 157; 2 measures before No. 166 to 3 measures after No. 167; 1 measure before No. 208 to 5 bars after No. 210; 3 bars before No. 213 to No. 214 
  • Schuman - Symphony No. 3: Toccata, bar 157 through bar 170 
  • Shostakovich - Violin Concerto:  Mvt. 2- No. 23 through 13 bars after No. 24 
  • Strauss - Don Quixote: No. 14 through 2 before No. 19 
  • Stravinsky - Rite of Spring: 1st Bass Clarinet Part- No. 1 to 4 after No. 6; No. 11 for 4 measures; No. 48 for 6 measures; 1 before No. 141 to No. 142 
  • Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker: No. 14, Pas de Deux- 4 measures after 69 to 70 
  • Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Vorspiel, 28 measures after No. 14 to 13 before No. 16; 15 after No. 30 for 7 measures

Download audition excerpts here.   



Service Guarantee numbers will be prorated to date performance duties begin. Winning candidates will be required to show proof of U.S. citizenship or a work permit/green card before a contract can be offered. Highly qualified applicants, please write to:

Jane Varella, Personnel Manager
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
126 N. Main St., Suite 210
Dayton, Ohio 45402

or FAX to (937) 223-9189

or email to:  jvarella@daytonperformingarts.org

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