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Worcestershire Youth Orchestra Leader and Associate Leader Auditions 2019-2020

By: Office | Ensembles, Featured | July 12, 2019

We are looking for two accomplished violinists to lead our prestigious Youth Orchestra, conducted by Dr Richard Jenkinson. We would like to invite committed players who are keen to take on one of these important roles to audition.

We will be auditioning for the positions of  Leader and Associate Leader of WYO on the evening of Friday, 6th September 2019 at Malvern Gate, Severn Arts.

To apply for an audition, please complete the form via the link below.

WYO Leader/Associate Leader

The deadline will be Friday, 30th August 2019.

At the audition you will be expected to play a concerto movement  or equivalent piece. There are also three pre-prepared violin excerpts from the standard orchestral repertoire which applicants will be required to perform whole or parts of. These are listed below.

John Williams: Violin Solo – Theme from Schindler’s List

John Williams Violin Solo

Mendelssohn: Scherzo from Midsummers Night’s Dream (mm.17-99)

Mendelssohn: Scherzo

Brahms Symphony 1 Concertmaster excerpt from mvt 2, Rehearsal Letter ‘E’ until the end of the movement.

Brahms Symphony 1 Concertmaster excerpt

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