Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

Gemma New, Music Director

 announces the following vacancy

Principal Clarinet

The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is a per service orchestra with a core of 32 musicians. The subscription season runs from September to May each year.

Current service rate (17-18) for Principal:

Clarinet is $201.05 + 10.5% AFM-EPW

National auditions will be held in Hamilton on February 12, 2018 at the Studio Theatre, FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place).

Application deadline: January 29, 2018

Musicians of the HPO are members of the American Federation of Musicians.

Qualified applicants please send curriculum vitae to:

Gerry Custeau, Administrative Assistant
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra
10 MacNab Street South,
Hamilton, ON  L8P 4Y3

Email: gcusteau@hpo.org
No phone calls please

Please specify the position(s) for which you intend to apply.

Please forward a $30 deposit (a cheque made out to the order of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra). The deposit is refundable the day of the audition. However, if you decide to withdraw from this audition after Monday, February 5 2018, the deposit will not be returned.

November 20, 2017

 

Principal Clarinet  Repertoire – Monday, February 12, 2018 

1. Concerto

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto k.622, Mvt. 1 – Exposition

An accompanist will be provided

2. Excerpts (all excerpts are for 1st clarinet)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 6

  • Mvt. 1- bars 474-493
  • Mvt. 2- bars 68-78

 

BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 8

  • Mvt.3- trio: bars 48- to end of trio.

 

BRAHMS: Symphony no. 3

  • Mvt. 2- bars 1-13 and bars 15- 22

 

MENDELSSOHN: Midsummer Nights Dream: Scherzo

  • beginning to letter B
  • 1 bar after letter E to 5 bars before letter G

 

PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Second Suite

  • Mvt. 2 “Young Juliet” rehearsal 14 to  rehearsal 15

 

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio Espagnol

  • Mvt. 1 -letter A to letter B
  • Mvt. 1 – letter C to 9 bars before the end
  • Mvt. 3  -11 bars after letter K to the end

 

ROSSINI: Semiramide Overture

  • 5 bars after letter K to 8 bars before letter L

 

SHOSTAKOVICH : Symphony no. 1

  • Mvt. 1- 1 bar before rehearsal 1 to 1 bar after rehearsal 2
  • Mvt. 1 – first 9 bars of rehearsal 1
  • Mvt. 4 – rehearsal 6 to 3rd bar of rehearsal 8

 

SIBELIUS: Symphony no. 1

  • Mvt. 1 – opening solo, bars 1 – 32

 

STRAVINSKY: Firebird suite (1919)

  • L’oiseau de feu et sa danse

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony no. 6

  • Mvt. 1- bars 54 – 69
  • Mvt. 1 – bars 325 – 335