Britt Orchestra Season
Section Percussion

2019 Britt Festival Orchestra
July 22 – August 11, 2019

Call for Auditions

DEADLINE: ALL AUDITIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Section Percussion (permanent position)

Applicants are screened through a blind audition process. Your inquiry will be acknowledged.

To apply, please submit a resumé and recording, as follows:

IMPORTANT: Please record the exact excerpts on separate tracks (5 tracks total) as specified below, without accompaniment. Please follow the given naming convention of each excerpt for your tracks, given below next to the excerpt in italics.

Snare Drum:
Nielsen, Clarinet Concerto, 4 before 29 to 2 after 32 (Smith, Jane – Nielsen)

Xylophone:
Copland, Appalachian Spring, measure 48 to 4 after 49 (Smith, John – Copland)

Glockenspiel:
Dukas, Sorcerer's Apprentice, no. 17-20 & no. 22-24 (Smith, Jane – Dukas)

Tambourine:
Stravinsky, Petrushka 1947 mm. 201-207 (Smith, John – Stravinsky)

Cymbals:
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, 4th movement bar 272 to the end (Smith, Jane – Tchaikovsky)

Electronic submissions only.  Please send your recording in mp3 format.  Recordings sent in other formats will not be accepted.  Email all materials (recordings and a resumé) to:

Mark Knippel
brittorchauditions@brittfest.org

Questions? Contact Mark Knippel, Director of Artistic Operations, at 541 690-3856, or at the above email address.

The Britt Festival Orchestra is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews. Learn more at www.auditionalliance.org.