2019/20 Audition Information

Atlantic Symphony Orchestra is one of New England’s premier professional orchestras. Rehearsals are held in Boston and Braintree, MA. The orchestra performs diverse range of repertoire at venues in and around Boston and the South Shore region.

Please email one page résumé in MS Word or PDF format for review
No phone calls or inquiries please

DATES: September 29, 2019

LOCATION: New England Conservatory of Music, 290 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA

APPLICATION: Email 1 page résumé in MS Word or PDF format for review

CONTACT: Personnel & Production Manager

CURRENT VACANCIES: (to be posted by early September)

Section Horn

Section Violin
Section Viola
Section Cello
Section Bass

REQUIREMENTS: (see below)


Section Horn
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4, K495 (first movement – exposition)
All assigned excerpts

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 – 3rd mvt (mm. 171-205 with 2nd ending)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 – 1st mvt (mm. 199-215)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 – 2nd mvt (mm. 189-223)
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 – 1st mvt (reh. 13-15)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 – 1st mvt (3 measures after reh. 17 to 21)
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben – beginning to 5 measure after reh 5)


All Strings
1. movement from a standard concerto/sonata
2. movement of Bach (NO 1st movement of a sonata or suite)
3. all assigned excerpts
4. sight-reading

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 1st movement (exposition)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 – 3rd movement (beg. to trio)
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scherzo
Brahms: Symphony No. 4; 4th movement (8 before reh. B to reh. D)
Strauss: Don Juan – (beg. to 9 before reh. D)

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement (mm. 134-181)
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scherzo (opening to reh. D)
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 – 1st movement (mm. 77-100; mm. 187-201)
Strauss: Don Juan- (beg. to reh. D)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 – 1st movement (Allegro non troppo to reh. C)

Cello (no vacancies)
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scherzo
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 2nd movement (beg. to reh. B)
Smetana: The Bartered Bride Overture  beg. to A (top line)
Strauss: Don Juan – (beg. to reh. C)

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 – 4th movement
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 – 4th movement (beg. to reh. A)
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 1st movement (reh. E to reh. F)
Strauss: Don Juan – (reh. A to C)
Stravinsky: Pulcinella – Duetto