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Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Openings for 2017 – 18 Season

Assistant Concertmaster B contract

Assistant Concertmaster B-Contract

  • 30 weeks, 90 services, including Symphony, Chamber, and Pops concerts
  • Associate Concertmaster B-contract 2017-2018 salary of $11,250.00  based upon $125.00 per service
  • 4.75% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable

Audition List

Solo: MOZART: Concerto: exposition from #3, #4, or #5

Excerpts:

BEETHOVEN: Symphony #9

  • 3rd mvt m 99-114

MOZART: Symphony #39

  • 1st mvt opening to downbeat of measure 14
  • 2nd mvt opening to m 27
  • 4th mvt opening to double bar

BRAHMS: Symphony #2

  • 1st mvt m 101-155
  • 2nd mvt m 51-54

STRAUSS: Don Juan: first page

MENDELSSOHN: Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo

  • M 17-99

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony #5

  • 1st mvt m 32 to 3 after 38

Concertmaster Solo:

BRAHMS: Symphony #1: concertmaster solo
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio Espagnol: Cadenza IV

Auditions to be held on September 23, 2017

Qualified applicants may send a one-page resume to:

 Orchestra Personnel Manager
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Association
email: auditions@chattanoogasymphony.org

Section Violin C-Contract

Section Violin C-Contract

  • 30 weeks including Symphony and Pops concerts
  • Section Violin C-contract pays $100 per service for 2017-2018
  • 30 service minimum guarantee for all C-contracts
  • 4.75% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable

Audition List

Solo: MOZART: Concerto: exposition from #3, #4, or #5

 Excerpts:

BEETHOVEN: Symphony #9

  • 3rd mvt m 99-114

MOZART: Symphony #39

  • 1st mvt opening to downbeat of measure 14
  • 2nd mvt opening to m 27
  • 4th mvt opening to double bar

BRAHMS: Symphony #2

  • 1st mvt m 101-155
  • 2nd mvt m 51-54

STRAUSS: Don Juan: first page

MENDELSSOHN: Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo

  • M 17-99

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony #5

  • 1st mvt m 32 to 3 after 38

Auditions to be held on September 23, 2017

Qualified applicants may send a one-page resume to:

 Orchestra Personnel Manager
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Association
email: auditions@chattanoogasymphony.org