Second and Fourth Horn

September 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Santa Fe Symphony operates under a cooperative structure, where the musicians, staff, board, and management work together for the good of the entire organization. Musicians hold seven (7) seats on the Board of Directors. The Symphony presents 9 to 12 programs per season, typically running from September through May—special concerts occasionally added during the summer.

Approximately one concert is scheduled per month. The ranges of salary for these positions are approximately $3,000 for section players. Compensation is in compliance with the Local 618, American Federation of Musicians Union Scale and Wages for Albuquerque. The Santa Fe Symphony is a per service organization and is not able to pay travel for out of town players.

Please send a resume via email to Personnel Manager Nicolle Maniaci at by August 25, 2017 for more information on exact times and details regarding the auditions.

Below is the required repertoire list. More information will be located on this page as applicable. The Symphony does not supply music.

Second and Fourth Horn Audition Repertoire List
All parts are 2nd horn unless it states 4th horn.

Required Solo:

MOZART     Horn Concerto No. 3 Exposition

Orchestra Excerpts

Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Mvt. III – m.158–m.211
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 Mvt. I – m.66–m.110
Beethoven, Symphony No. 8 Mvt. III – m.45–end (take repeat)
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 Mvt. III – Horn 4 Solo
Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio, Op, 72 – m.45–m.55
Mahler Symphony No.1 Mvt. III – Rehearsal 13–Rehearsal 15
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 Mvt. III – Complete
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 Mvt. I – 3m. after Rehearsal 17–Rehearsal 21
Strauss, Don Quixote Variations 7 & 8 – Complete 2nd horn
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 Mvt. I – Beginning–m.20
Wagner, R. Das Rheingold Prelude & Scene I – Opening (first full page)
Weber, Overture to Der Freischutz – m.10–m.25 4th horn

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