We rehearse on Tuesday evenings from 7:30–10 p.m. at South Suburban Christian Church in Littleton. We also have required Thursday evening (7:30–10 p.m.) dress rehearsals during concert weeks.
If you are interested in auditioning for the Arapahoe Philharmonic, call the office at 303-781-1892 or email email@example.com to schedule a time.
All auditions are held at:
South Suburban Christian Church
7275 South Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
Auditionees should be prepared to perform all materials/excerpts listed unless otherwise noted in the materials.
SECTION PLAYER/SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS (UNPAID)
- Section Percussion | Contact the office, 303-781-1892 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Section Violin | See below for audition materials
- Section Viola | Audition materials
- Substitute Cello | Audition materials: Solo excerpt of your choice (not to exceed 3 minutes) and Beethoven 5 excerpts. There may also be a sight-reading selection.
- Substitute Bass | Audition materials
Auditions for instruments not listed above will be heard as opportunity allows.
Auditions for Violinists:
New violinists should prepare 2–3 minutes of a solo work of your choice, plus 5 contrasting excerpts of your choice.
Any violinists interested in coaching sessions for the AP Sinfonietta (January 27 & 28 concerts) may choose any 5 of the excerpts below.
Mendelssohn: mm 1, 73-100
Schubert: mm 4, beginning to fp on line 7
Berlioz: mm 2, 22-23
R Strauss 1: solo on p. 1, third line
R Strauss 2: last page, first 3 lines
Brahms: all of variation 1 (no repeats)
Mozart: last mm, beginning to A
Beethoven: beginning of last mm (374-A)
Elgar 1: all of mm 2
Elgar 2: last mm 74-77
Anyone interested in scheduling and audition time should contact the AP office at 303-781-1892 or email@example.com. Please send a musical resume. Thank you!