2022-2023 SEASON

Fourth Horn Audition


Please prepare the exposition of the 1st movement of one of the following concertos:

  • Mozart: Concerto No. 2
  • Mozart: Concerto No. 4
  • Strauss: Concerto No. 1

Orchestral Excerpts

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 4th horn, 3rd movement: mm. 82-99
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, 4th horn, 1st movement: mm 16-27
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1, 4th horn, 3rd movement: 4th bar of #13 through #15
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, 4th horn, 3rd movement: mm. 396-443
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, 4th horn, 1st movement: 3rd bar of #17 through the 1st bar of #21 (scanned copy)
  • R. Strauss: Don Juan, 4th horn, 16 before O through the 7th bar of O

Auditions may include sight-reading. Online parts may be found at imslp.org except where noted.


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8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 410.465.8777
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