Markham Symphony Orchestra & String Chamber

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CONTACT INFORMATION

MSO  Orchestra Manager:  Irene Chong-Langley

Email: markhamsymphony@yahoo.com    

Mailing Address:   2920 Major Mackenzie,  P.O. Box 7032, Markham, Ontario L6C 0J1, Canada            Phone: 905-887-9909

AUDITION INFORMATION

MSO All Positions Are Pay-per Service (Rehearsal & Concert)

The Markham Chamber & Symphony Orchestras will be holding auditions for a Concertmaster, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Timpani & Keyboard

Concertmaster: As concertmaster, you will be expected to contribute with your abilities as soloist, chamber & orchestral musician to enhance the artistic profile of the orchestra. You should be interested in assisting with the development of artistic conception of projects and you be capable of directing the orchestra as concertmaster.

Obligatory repertoire for the audition:

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3, 4, 5 (any one of them; 1st or last mvt.) or Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364, E Flat major.

Standard Concerto (any one of them; 1st or last mvt.): Brahms, Dvorak, Bartok, Beethoven, Elgar, Mendelssohn, Khachaturian, Korngold, Lalo, Paganini, Saint-Saens, Sibelius, Wieniawski, Tchaikovsky.

A fugue from one of the Bach Solo Sonatas or the Chaconne from the D minor Partita.

Orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be provided upon invitation to audition.

 Principal & Section: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass: As Principal, you will be expected to contribute with your abilities as soloist, chamber & orchestral musician to enhance the artistic profile of the orchestra. You should be interested in assisting with the development of artistic conception of projects.

Obligatory repertoire for the audition:

Any Standard Concert Solo Piece or Concerto, for violin: preferably Mozart: Concerto No. 3, 4, 5 (any one of them; 1st or last mvt.); Viola Principal, preferably Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364, E flat major.

 For Principal: Any movement of Bach: 6 Solo Sonatas & Partitas or any unaccompanied solo music (Violin); 6 Cello Suites (Viola, Cello) or any unaccompanied solo music, Bass waived for this list.

Orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be provided upon invitation to audition.

Principal & Section: Brass and Wind: As Principal, you will be expected to contribute with your abilities as soloist, chamber & orchestral musician to enhance the artistic profile. You should be interested in assisting with the development of artistic conception of projects.

Obligatory repertoire for the audition:

Any Standard Concert Solo Piece or any orchestral solo excerpt, preferably Mozart.

Orchestral and chamber music excerpts will be provided upon invitation to audition.

 Please send us a resume indicating the position you are applying for with your email subject "Audition" to:  markhamsymphony@yahoo.com

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