YSO

Auditions

Have passion and experience playing the flute ? Join the York Symphony Orchestra as a principal flute player and bring the joy of music to the community today!
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Principal Flute Audition

Position to begin at the candidate’s earliest convenience. If the position is filled by a current member of the YSO, the resulting vacancy may be filled at this audition. Candidates may be required to submit a video in support of their application.

Position Details
  • Compensation: $95.81/service
  • Travel: Stipend based on mileage
  • Housing: Homestay and Hotel options available
  • Rehearsal Schedule: Condensed 2-3-day cycles
Audition Details

When: October 21 & 22, 2022 (Each accepted applicant will be contacted with a timeslot.)
Materials due: October 6, 2022
Place of Audition: Appell Center (50 N George St, York, PA 17401)

Audition Repertoire
  • Mozart: Concerto for Flute in G major, K. 313
    Movement I (exposition only)
  • Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
    Pickup to m. 329 to 361
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98
    Movement IV: pickup to m. 96 to m. 106
  • Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
    Reh. 2 to reh. 3
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88
    Movement IV: reh. D to reh. E (w/ repeats)
  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61
    Scherzo: Pickup to 1 before reh. P to end
  • Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe Suite No. 2
    3 m. after reh. 176 to 2 after reh. 179
  • Rossini: Overture to William Tell
    15 m. before reh. F to 17 m. before reh. H
  • Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
    No. 10 Volière
  • Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919 version)
    Variation de l’oiseau de feu
Apply Today

Materials must be received by 5 PM on or before the listed due date. This is not a postmark date. Cancellations must be made at least 2 days prior to the audition day to receive deposit back.

Mail a $50 refundable deposit to: Flute Audition, York Symphony Orchestra, 50 N George St., York, PA 17401

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