RBSO Audition for Tutti String

The audition is open to Thai citizens or residents of Thailand

Conductor directing symphony orchestra with performers on background.

Application form:


Audition date: 

October 26, 2019

Application period and audition date:

•  Application deadline 11 October 2019 at 5 pm. No application will be accepted after this time and date

•  The audition venue will be announced.

Application Requirements

•  The application is to be filled out online.

•  The applicant also must supply a CV.

•  Candidates to be auditioned will be announced and posted on October 15th ,2019 on www.rbsothailand.com and our FB page

•  Upon application acceptance, candidates will be notified for an audition appointment schedule.

•  The auditions will take place on October 26.

•  Each candidate auditioning will be required to play a specific repertoire.

Audition committee

The audition committee will include:

•  Michel Tilkin, Music director

•  It will be a blind audition. Each musician will be required to play up to 30 minutes (TBC by committee during the audition, perhaps shorter, perhaps longer). During the live blind audition process, the audition committee will not be allowed to communicate at all with the auditioning candidates.

•  The audition committee will use scorecards for each musician auditioning.

Open Audition for (as follows);

Audition Repertoire for Tutti Violin

1. Solo pieces

•  Mozart: Violin Concerto (free choice) 1st movement with cadenza

2. Orchestra Excerpts

•  Beethoven Symphony No.9 (3rd movement)

•  Beethoven Symphony No.3 (scherzo)

•  Mozart: Symphony No. 39 (4th movement)

•  Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 (1st movement)

•  Brahms: Symphony No.1 (1st movement)

•  Brahms: Symphony No. 4 (4th movement)

•  Smetana: the bartered bride overture

•  Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Overture

Audition for Tutti Viola

1. Solo pieces

•  Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto (1st movement) without cadenza

•  Stamitz: Viola concerto (1st movement) without cadenza

2. Orchestra excerpts

•  Shostakovich: Symphony No.5 (1st movement)

•  Smetana: The bartered bride Overture

•  Mendelssohn: scherzo from Midsummer Night’s dream

•  Beethoven: Coriolan Overture

•  Berlioz: Carnaval Romain Overture

Audition Repertoire for Tutti Cello

1. Solo pieces

•  Haydn Cello Concerto (1st movement) without cadenza

2. Orchestra excerpts

•  Beethoven Symphony No.9 (4th movement)

•  Beethoven Symphony No.8 (trio from scherzo)

•  Beethoven Symphony No.5 (slow movement)

•  Bruckner Symphony No.4 (slow movement)

•  Mozart: Symphony No. 40 (1st movement)

Audition Repertoire for Tutti Double Bass

1. Solo pieces

• Dittersdorf: Double concerto (1st movement) no cadenza

2. Orchestra excerpts

•  Strauss,R.: Ein Heldenleben

•  Mozart: Symphony No.40 (1st movement)

•  Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Overture

•  Beethoven: Symphony No.5 (Scherzo)

•  Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (4th movement)


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