The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra Announces Auditions for the 2020-2021 Season


(2) Violin
(1) Principal Cello
(2) Section Cello

(1) Principal Bass
(1) Principal Oboe
(1) Oboe 2/English Horn


$60.31 Section Player
$82.65 Principal Player


All MSO auditions will be held at the Renaissance Performing Arts, 138 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, OH 44902 on March 22nd starting at 10:00 AM in the Ballroom.

Please submit one-page resumes to:

Jane Price, MSO Personnel Manager - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

by no later than March 13; no exceptions. Submissions will be acknowledged when received and qualified candidates will receive an audition invitation. Further correspondence is by email only, no phone calls please.

All applicants are required to demonstrate either U.S. Citizenship or a legal eligibility to accept employment with the MSO. Members are responsible for arranging any necessary travel and accommodations for service sets. Members are also required to join a Musician’s Union.


2020 – 2021 Audition Repertoire

Section Violin

- Solo of choice
- Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. IV, mm. 33-81, Violin I
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Scherzo, beginning to [B], Violin I
- Strauss: Don Juan, beginning to 9 measures before [D] (first page), Violin I

Principal and Section Cello

- Solo of choice
- Debussy: La Mer, 2 before #9 to 6 after #9, top line
- Mozart: Symphony No. 35, Finale, beginning to [A]
- Strauss: Don Juan, opening to [C]

Principal Bass

- Solo of choice
- Mozart: Symphony No. 35, Finale (mm. 134-197)
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Scherzo (mm. 1-218)
- Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. I, (B to C)

Principal Oboe

- Solo of choice
- Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin, I: Beginning to [2]
- Rossini: Overtue to La Scala de Seta: pickup to m. 6 - to [Reh. 3]
- Strauss: Don Juan: opening to rehearsal B; AND L to N
- Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. II (1-21)

Oboe 2/English Horn
Oboe excerpts same as Principal Oboe

English Horn excerpts:
- Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture, 14 mm. before Reh. 1 to 3 mm. after Reh. 1
- Falla: The Three Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2, Miller’s Dance, mm. 7 through mm. 14
- Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major, Mvt. II, Reh. 6 to Reh. 9

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