PORTLAND, Maine – The Portland Symphony Orchestra recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees. New Trustees, elected to three-year terms, are Sally Bancroft, Jan Gerry, Matthew More
Auditions and Employment
The Portland Symphony Orchestra announces vacancies for the following permanent positions:
- Second Horn
- Section Bass
Auditions will be held:
- September 25, 2014 – Second Horn
- September 26, 2014 – Section Bass
**Please note: dates have changed!**
All auditions will take place at Woodfords Congregational Church.
Highly qualified applicants please send a one page resumé, including email address and telephone number to:
Portland Symphony Orchestra
ATTN:Leah Puleio, Orchestra Personnel Manager
50 Monument Square, 2nd Floor
Portland, ME 04101
Or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emailed resumés should be in Word or PDF format.
Resumés are due on or before September 1, 2014 along with a $30 refundable deposit to secure your spot.
Please make the $30 deposit check to the Portland Symphony Orchestra. Deposit checks will be returned upon audition check-in or will be mailed back if the audition is cancelled before Friday, September 5, 2014.
Employment will begin as soon as a winner’s availability and the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s schedule allow.
The Portland Symphony Orchestra Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest professional standard.
Audition Repertoire: Bass
|Solo of choice|
|Bach||Violin Concerto in E Major||second movement|
|Mozart||Symphony No. 40||first and fourth movements|
|Beethoven||Symphony No. 5||third movement|
|Brahms||Symphony No. 2||first and fourth movements|
|Britten||Young Persons Guide||variation H|
Audition Repertoire: Second Horn
|Bach||Brandenburg #1||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Beethoven||Symphony No. 3||3rd Movement: 2nd horn part|
|Beethoven||Symphony No. 7||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Beethoven||Symphony No. 9||3rd Movement: 4th horn part|
|Brahms||Haydn Variations||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Mahler||Symphony No. 1||Opening duet: 2nd horn part|
|Mozart||Symphony No. 29||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Schoenberg||Chamber Symphony No. 1||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Shostakovich||Symphony No. 5||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Strauss||Don Juan||Entire work: 2nd horn part|
|Tchaikovsky||Symphony No. 5||2nd Movement: 1st horn solo|
|Wagner||Das Rheingold||Opening: 2nd horn part|