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Second Trumpet Audition

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Posted August 1, 2017
The Canton Symphony Orchestra announces the following vacancy beginning in the 2017-2018 season

SECOND TRUMPET AND UTILITY TRUMPET

 (approx. 50 services per season)

along with possible unconducted

Ensemble services (Brass Ensembles, etc.)

 

Auditions will be held Monday, September 18, 2017 from 1:30 - 5:00pm in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St. NW, Canton, OH 44708.  Preliminary auditions will be held 1:30 - 4:00pm, with the final round beginning immediately after.

Per service rate for the 2nd Trumpet and Utility Trumpet position is $103.99 for the 2017-2018 season, plus 5% pension contributions (AFM-EPF).  Per service rate for the first daily Ensemble service (up to 1 hour period) is $85.00 for the 2017-2018 season.  Some services require daytime availability.

Repertoire for the audition includes a solo work for the Trumpet plus the following excerpts:

Beethoven                     Leonore Overture No. 3

Moussorsky/Ravel           Pictures at an Exhibition (opening and the Goldenberg Variations)

Mahler                           Symphony No. 5 (opening)

Mahler                           Symphony No. 2 (off-stage calls)

Audition appointments can be made by calling Michael G. Koscso, Orchestra Manager begin-ning August 25, 2017 at 330-933-5473 - do not email him.  If you have questions call him at 330-933-5473 or email him at mkoscso@cantonsymphony.org.

Please bring your own music to the auditions - no excerpts will be available at the auditions.

Finalists might be asked to sight-read.

All applicants are required by federal law to demonstrate eligibility to accept employment with the Canton Symphony Orchestra.
The Canton Symphony Orchestra Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.