TSO Auditions


TSO will hold a violin audition on June 15th for the following positions:

1st Violin: 4a, 5a, 6a
2nd Violin: 7b

Candidates should be prepared to play any excerpt on the list, both 1st and 2nd violin repertoire.

Upon receipt of a one-page résumé and refundable $50 deposit no later than June 5th, candidates will be assigned an audition time.
Candidates cancelling after June 5th will forfeit their deposit.
Should a current Tulsa Symphony musician play through the final round and advance to a trial performance with the orchestra, the next qualified candidate may be offered the vacated seat.

Send materials to:

Doug Fletcher
117 North Boston Ave Suite 201
Tulsa, OK 74103


Audition Repertoire Lists

Solo Concerto
Exposition of the 1st Movement of a Mozart Concerto

First Violin Excerpts

Brahms: 4th Symphony No. 4

  • 1st Movement, measure 392 to end

Mozart: Symphony No. 39

  •       2nd Movement, beginning to measure 27
  •      4th Movement, beginning through downbeat of measure 41

Schumann: Symphony No. 2

  • Scherzo, beginning to Trio 1

Straus: Don Juan

  • First page


Second Violin Excerpts

Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

  • 5th Movement-Finale, measure 265 through measure 317

*excerpt available upon request

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1

  • 3rd Movement-Rondo, measure 238 through measure 274

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”

  • 4th Movement, beginning through measure 35