Second Trumpet B Contract

Auditions will be held Thursday, May 25, 2023.

Second Trumpet B Contract Information
The CSO currently performs 7 Masterworks concerts, 5 Pops concerts, in addition to other concerts throughout Chattanooga and the surrounding area. Employment to begin September of 2023.

$110.4 per-service, 90 service minimum guarantee 5.5% AFM Pension and Travel reimbursement when applicable Auditions will be in Chattanooga on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Individual warm-up rooms will be made available at least 15 minutes prior to each candidate’s audition time. Lots will be drawn to determine the order that candidates will audition. All preliminary rounds will be screened, but the audition committee reserves the right to remove the screen for the final round. The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate at any point during his/her audition. Music will not be made available prior to the audition, but music will be available at the audition.

Email resume by Monday, May 1 to:


Haydn - Opening

1st Trumpet Excerpts
Bizet - Carmen: Prelude to Act 1

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade

Respighi - Pines of Rome: Off Stage Solo

Stravinsky - Petrouschka: 1947 Balerina’s Dance (1 before square 34 to square 39)

2nd Trumpet Excerpts
Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra:
Mvt 1 (m39-51) (m328-396)
Mvt 2 (m90-147)

Beethoven - Symphony No. 5: Mvt 2 (Square D to 12 after square D)

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8: Mvt 2 (7 before square E to Square F)

Mahler - Symphony No. 4: Mvt 1 (1 before square 17 to 6 before square 18)

Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5: Mvt 2 (Square 48 to 2 after square 51)

Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Variation XIV (7 measures before rehearsal 36 to 4 measures before rehearsal 39)

Risky-Korsakov - Scheherazade:
Mvt 2 (17 after square E to square F)
Mvt 2 (17 after square I to square L)
Mvt 4 (8 after square C to 8 after square D)

Schumann - Symphony No. 2: Mvt 1 (Beginning to m13)