2022-2023 SEASON



Please prepare about 3 minutes of solo music of your choosing (ideally including some contrasting sections). A portion from a standard concerto is suitable. Solo music should be demonstrative of your musical and technical abilities.

Orchestral Excerpts

  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet #45 through #64 (scanned copy)
  • Respighi: Fountains of Rome, pickup to #11 through the 2nd bar of #14
  • Schumann: Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish," 4th movement: mm. 1-28
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 1st movement (4 excerpts), beginning to A, 6 after J to K, 2nd bar of P to Q, 6th bar of T to U
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 3rd movement, 10th bar of E to G
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 4th movement, A to B
  • Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries, 16 before O through the 7th bar of O

All selections are from the 3rd trombone part. Auditions may include sight-reading. Online parts may be found at imslp.org except where noted.


Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 410.465.8777
Email: info@columbiaorchestra.org

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