2018 BRITT ORCHESTRA July 21 - August 13 Deadline: February 15, 2018
(two positions open)
Provide a current CV.
Provide a single page cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest in and readiness for this program. Please address the following questions:
What are your personal and professional goals as an artist?
What role does the contemporary musician play in the community both as a musician and as a teaching artist?
Provide at least 2 letters of recommendation from a professor or private instructor.
Provide electronic recording as an mp3 file, or video as follows: Recordings will be evaluated through a blind screening process. (IMPORTANT: Please record the exact excerpts on separate tracks—music for the orchestra excerpts is available upon request)
I. Solo 19th or 20th Century Violin Concerto of your choosing – 1st movement; exposition only
II. Excerpts from the following works Richard Strauss, Don Juan (first page; beginning to 9 m. before D) Felix Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night's Dream Scherzo (1st page; beginning to 7 m. after D)
Create individual tracks for each required excerpt.
Label your sound files using the excerpt titles provided: Example “Violin, Smith, Rebecca, Mozart Concerto, 1st movement, exposition.”