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Announcement of auditions for twelve (12) vacancies for artistic personnel in organic, permanent positions at the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra


 



GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC
15 November 2018             ASEP [Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection] ISSUE      Page No 32
ISSUE OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR CIVIL PERSONNEL SELECTION
ANNOUNCEMENT
(No.: ΥΠΠΟΑ/ΓΔΔΥΗΔ/ΔΔΑΔ/ΤΔΥΕΦ/
514036/35832/30576/1370)
Announcement of auditions for twelve (12) vacancies for artistic personnel in organic, permanent positions at the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
THE MINISTER OF CULTURE AND SPORTS
Having regard to:
  1. The Provisions of:
  1. The Legislative decree 4590/1966 ‘On the organization and operation of the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Greece’ (A 238)
  2. Article 74 of Law 1943/1991 ‘Modernisation of the organisation and operation of Public Administration, upgrading of its personnel and other related provisions’ (A 50) and 98/16/1995 opinion of the Three—member Committee of the Ministry of Culture’s Legal Council, accepted by the Minister of Culture, in relation to the hiring of musicians of recognised talent.
  3. Article 14(2)(viii) of Law 2190/1994, ‘The establishing of an independent authority for selecting personnel and regulating administrative matters’ (A 8), as replaced by Article 1 of Law 3812/2009 ‘Reforming the hiring’ system in the public sector and other provisions’ (A 234)
  4. Article 69 of Law 2065/1992, ‘Reforming of direct taxation and other provisions’ (A 113), as amended and in force.
  5. Law 2431/1996, ‘Appointment or hiring of citizens of the European Union in the civil service’ (A 175), as well as legislative decree 7/2003, ‘Appointment or hiring of citizens from member states of the European Union at the Ministry of Culture and at Regulated Bodies’ (A 57).
  6. Article 5 of Law 2557/1997, ‘Institutions, measures and actions for cultural development’ (A 271)
  7. Law 3528/2007, ‘Ratification of the Code of the status of civil servants and of employees of legal persons governed by public law (NPDD)’ (A 26), as in force.
  8. Article 10(11) of Law 3051/2002, ‘Constitutionally established independent authorities…etc.’ (A 220), as in force.
  9. Legislative decree 3832/1958, ‘On ratification of no. 195/16.2.1951, 344/29.3.1952, 158/27.2.1954 and 809/8.6.1954 Acts of the Ministerial Council, regarding the appointment of Northern Epirotes and Cypriots to civil service posts and posts of organisations governed by public law, etc. (A 128), as in force, and advice no 464/1985 of the Advisory Council of public law.
  10. Law 3861/2010, ‘Strengthening of transparency through the mandatory posting of laws and acts by government, administrative and local government instruments on the website ‘Programma Diavgeia’’ (A 112).
  11. Article 9(20),(21),(22) of Law 4057/2012, ‘Disciplinary law of civil servants and of employees of legal persons governed by public law’ (A 54), as in force.
  12. Article 28(4) of Law 4305/2014 (A/237), as replaced by the provisions of article 26 of Law 4440/2016(A 224).
  13. Presidential decree 315/1992, ‘On the reorganisation of the branches and the creation of new categories of musicians, on the introduction of permanent musicians into new categories of organic posts and permanent placement of artistic personnel of the Athens and Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestras’ (A 160).
  14. Presidential decree 4/2018, ‘Organisation of the Ministry of Culture and Sports’ (A 7), (correction of error (A 158).
  15. Presidential decree 70/2015, ‘Reconstitution of the Ministries of Culture and Sports…Development and Tourism’ (A 114).
  16. Presidential decree 88/2018, ‘Appointment of Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Under Secretaries (A 160)
  17. Decision ΥΠΠΟ/ΚΑΤΕΧΝ/Δ/35836/22.7.1999 of the Minister of Culture, ‘Hiring process of Artistic Personnel, etc.’ (B 1604)
  1. Request No ΥΠΠΟΑ/ΓΔΔΥΗΔ/ΔΔΑΑΔ/ΤΥΕΦΤΠ/486895/38579/36563/2461/20.11.2017 of the Minister of Culture and Sports regarding approving the filling of vacant organic positions of Artistic Personnel for the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra and document no. 1361/11.9.2017 of said Orchestra in relation to the above subject.
  2. Document no ΥΠΠΟΑ/ΓΔΟΥ/ΔΠΟΔΤΠ/ΤΚΠ/456884/40801/23345/1879/18.12.2017 of the Budget and Financial Management Directorate of the Ministry of Culture and Sports with regard to the manner in which said expenditure will be covered.
  3. Document no 2/2503/10.1.2018 of the State General Accounting Office with regard to covering the required expenditure.
  4. Decision no ΔΙΠΑΑΔ/Φ.ΕΓΚΡ.247/40311/11.9.2018 of the Board of Article 2(1) of 33/2006 Π.Υ.Σ as in force, with regard to the approval of filling twelve (12) vacant organic positions in the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra (Public Service overseen by the Ministry of Culture and Sports).
  5. Document no 2089/9.10.2018 (correct repetition on 15.10.2018) of the abovementioned Orchestra in respect of the distribution of positions and the forming of an examination board for said auditions.
  6. The fact that this decision-announcement does not burden the State Budget with any expenditure.
We announce
Auditions for twelve (12) vacant organic positions of permanent artistic personnel for the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra, as follows:
  1. 3rd Category
  1. One (1) position for 1st Principal on Double Basses
  2. One (1) position for 1st Principal on Trumpets
  1. 4th Category
  1. One (1) position for 2nd Principal Bassoon (with obligation also on Contra Bassoon)
  2. Two (2) positions for 2nd Principal Percussion (with obligation also on drums)
  1. 5th Category
  1. One (1) position for musicians (tutti) on violas
  2. One (1) position for musicians(tutti) on cellos
  3. One (1) position for musicians (tutti) on double bass
  4. One (1) position for musicians (tutti) on oboes
  5. Two (2) positions for musicians (tutti) on horns
  6. One (1) position for musicians (tutti) on trumpets
Candidates must
  1. In terms of nationality be:
  1. Greek citizens or
  2. Citizens from member states of the EU or
  3. Northern Epirotes or Greek Cypriots or ex-patriot Greeks from Istanbul or from the islands of Imbros and Tenedos, as well as ex-patriots from Egypt, without the obligation to hold a certification of Greek nationality on condition that their status as Greeks according to race and their national conscience is proven in other ways (Legislative Decree 3832/1958 – GG 128/A/1958).
  4. Also eligible to apply are those who acquired Greek citizenship through naturalization at least one year prior to the application deadline, unless up until its acquisition they were citizens of a member state of the European Union
  1. Be at least 21 years old, or if they are musicians with recognized talent, over the age of 15.
  2. Be in good health and in the suitable physical condition required to exercise those duties of said post, within the meaning of the provisions of Article 1(7) of Law 3528/2007, as in force.
  3. Not have any hindrance due to criminal conviction or awaiting trial or privative or auxiliary judicial support (Article 1(8) of Law 3528/2007).
  4. Possess a diploma or degree in the corresponding specialisation (instrument) from a recognised music educational institution in Greece or an equivalent diploma from an educational institution abroad.
The auditions will be held in Thessaloniki in venues to be announced by the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.
The starting date for holding the auditions is set at 23 February 2019
All those wishing to take part in the auditions must, within a strict period of thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication of this announcement in the daily press, submit or send by registered post their application by special form to the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.
Application forms with copies of this announcement are available to every interested party from the above service.
Together with the application form, the candidate must submit their CV and any other information which may provide a picture of their artistic profile and ability.
In particular, candidates who claim recognized musical talent by filling in the specific field in the application form, are required to submit details which justify this status.
Confirmation of this will be made, according to the law, by the Examination Board. After checking the relevant supporting documents of every such candidate, the said Board will confirm the details which constitute ‘recognized artistic talent’ and will permit them to enter the audition.
Failure to submit such details together with the application to take part in the audition will render any subsequent claim of the aforementioned status void.
 
Examination material
According to decision no ΥΠΠΟ/ΚΑΤΕΧΝ/Δ/35836/22-7-1999 of the Ministry of Culture, the examination material according to instrument family and category of artistic personnel is the following:
DOUBLE BASS
Principal 1st 3rd Category
  1. One of the complete concertos DITTERSDORF, KOUSSEVITZKY, BOTTESINI
  2. Excerpt from orchestral works
  3. Prima vista
TRUMPETS
Principal 1st 3rd Category
  1. HAYDN or HUMMEL: Concert in E-flat major complete
  2. Concerto BOHEME or ARUTUNIAN 1st section
  3. PICCOLO: Solo part from one of the concertos: TELEMANN (in RE), HERTEL (No 1) or STÖLZEL
  4. Excerpts from orchestral works
  5. Prima Vista
BASSOON (obligatory: contra bassoon)
Principal 2nd 4th Category
  1. MOZART: Concerto KV 191 first movement with Cadenza and 2nd movement.
  2. GRAHAM WATERHOUSE: Sonata for contra bassoon
  3. Excerpts from orchestral works
  4. Prima vista
PERCUSSION (obligatory: drums)
Principal 2nd 4th Category
  1. One work for drums of the candidate’s choice, of a duration of approximately 1.30’ or one work for percussion of the candidate’s choice and of the same duration.
  2. Excerpts from orchestral works
  3. Prima vista
VIOLAS
MUSICIANS 5TH Category
  1. The 3rd and 4th movement of REGER’S suites
  2. One of the concertos of HOFFMEISTER, STAMITZ, 1st part
  3. Excerpts from orchestral works (without Soli)
CELLOS
MUSICIANS 5TH CATEGORY
  1. One of the concertos of LALO, SAINT-SAENS, 1st part
  2. HAYDN: Concerto in C-major, first movement (with Cadenza)
  3. Excerpts from orchestral works
DOUBLE BASS
MUSICIANS 5TH Category
  1. Two movements (slow and fast) from the concerts DITTERSDORF, KOUSSEVITZKY, BOTTESINI
  2. Excerpts from orchestral works (without Soli)
OBOE
MUSICIANS 5TH CATEGORY
  1. Mozart: Concerto in C-major KV 314, 1st part with Cadenza
  2. Excerpts from orchestral works
  3. Prima vista
HORNS
MUSICIANS 5TH CATEGORY
  1. HAYDN: Concerto in D-major complete
  2. MOZART: Concerto no. 3KV 477 or Concerto no. 4 KV 495 the first part Cadenza
  3. Excerpts from orchestral works
  4. Prima vista
TRUMPETS
MUSICIANS 5TH CATEGORY
  1. HAYDN or HUMMEL: Concerto in E-flat major, 1st part
  2. Excerpts from orchestral works
  3. Prima vista
 
Should a musician submit an application for two (2) positions, the examination for the second position will be done only in the points where the examination material does not coincide for both positions.
The examination of the candidates takes place before the Examination Board without an audience. Only the presence of musicians of the Orchestra who belong to the same family (of instruments) as the examined instrument is permitted, in accordance with the terms of Article 1(7) of Ministerial Decision no ΥΠΠΟ/ΚΑΤΕΧΝ/35836/22-7-1999.
The lists of successful candidates, according to instrument, will contain the same number of successful candidates as there are positions, as announced, and will be posted on the wall of the Offices and on the Orchestra’s notice board in the presence of two (2) employees. The relevant minutes will also be drafted and then sent to the Human Resources Management Directorate of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
 The successful candidates will submit all legal supporting documents to be requested in writing by the Human Resources Management Directorate of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
The venue where the auditions will be held and every issue related to them will be determined through decisions and announcements of the Examination Boards and will be posted up in the offices of the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.
This decision-announcement will be published in the Government Gazette, in the newspaper, ‘Dimosiografika’ and will be posted on the Ministry of Culture and Sports’ website (www.culture.gr) in the field Enimerosi – Epilogi Prosopikou-Prokirixeis [News – Personnel Selection – Announcements], as well as on the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra’s website (info@tsso.gr) and the Diavgeia website (www.et.diavgeia.gov.gr). A summary of this Announcement will also be printed in two newspapers, one in Athens and one in Thessaloniki.
 
Athens, 6 November 2018
 
The Minister
 
MYRSINI ZORBA  



ANNOUNCEMENT
 
We are pleased to announce that the period for Submission of Applications and Supporting Documents for the Auditions held in order to fill twelve (12) permanent Artistic Personnel vacancies in the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
 
starts on Monday,
17 December 2018
 
and
 
ends on Tuesday,
15 January 2019
 
 
 
 
(candidates wishing to post their applications and supporting documents must ensure that their postage slip is dated no later than 15/01/2019,
while candidates wishing to submit their applications and supporting documents to the TSSO Secretarial Department must do so on working days between 7:00 and 15:00)
 
 
 
Candidates must submit their curriculum vitae along with their application, as well as any other data that may help to reflect their artistic personality and skills.
 
Candidates are required to submit the following:
-A photocopy of their ID card or passport (along with the application), as well as
-A diploma or certificate in the corresponding specialty (instrument) awarded by a recognised music education institution in Greece, or an equivalent diploma awarded by an educational institution abroad (up until the day before the auditions, by category and instrument).
 
 
The Management of the TSSO
 
PLEASE NOTE!
The application together with all the supporting documents must be submitted or sent in the Greek language (official translation).
 
 

Auditions Schedule Announcement
Description
Αuditions for twelve (12) vacancies for artistic personnel in organic, permanent positions at the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra.


AUDITIONS SCHEDULE

23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 February 2019

 
DATE INSTRUMENT
SATURDAY 23/02
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
TRUMPETS (1st Principal)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:18:00
TRUMPETS (Tutti)
Starts at 19:00
Detailed: 19:00-21:30
SUNDAY 24/02
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
TRUMPETS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 18:30 – till the end
MONDAY 25/02
Thessaloniki Concert Hall
(25th Martiou & Nea Paralia Thessalonikis)
VIOLAS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00 – till the end
TUESDAY 26/02
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
BASSOON (2nd Principal)
Starts at 09:30
Detailed: 09:30-14:00, 14:30 – till the end
OBOE (Tutti)
Starts at 15:00
Detailed: 15:00-18:00, 18:30 – till the end
WEDNESDAY 27/02
Thessaloniki Concert Hall
(25th Martiou & Nea Paralia Thessalonikis)
DOUBLE BASS (1st Principal)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-13:30
DOUBLE BASS (Tutti)
Starts at 15:00
Detailed: 15:00-17:00, 17:30-20:00
THURSDAY 28/02
Thessaloniki Concert Hall
(25th Martiou & Nea Paralia Thessalonikis)
DOUBLE BASS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00 – till the end
 
The drawings which will determine the appearance of the candidates, will be as following:
For the Trumpet (1st Principal + Tutti) at Friday 22/02/2019 at 21:00 o’clock at “Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall, 73, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki
For the Viola (Tutti) at Sunday 24/02/2019 at 21:00 o’clock at Thessaloniki Concert Hall, 5th storey, 25th Martiou – Nea Paralia Thessalonikis
For the Bassoon (2nd Principal) and the Oboes (Tutti) at Monday 25/02/2019 2019 at 21:00 o’clock at “Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall, 73, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki
For the Double Bass (1st Principal + Tutti) at Tuesday 26/02/2019 Thessaloniki Concert Hall, 5th storey, 25th Martiou – Nea Paralia Thessalonikis

20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 MARCH 2019
DATE INSTRUMENT
WEDNESDAY 20/03
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
73, Nikis Avenue)
PERCUSSIONS (2st Principal)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 18:30-21:30
THURSDAY 21/03
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
PERCUSSIONS (2nd Principal)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 18:30 – till the end
FRIDAY 22/03
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
HORNS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 18:30 – till the end
SATURDAY 23/03
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
CELLOS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 18:30-21:30
SUNDAY 24/03
“Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall
(73, Nikis Avenue)
CELLOS (Tutti)
Starts at 10:00
Detailed: 10:00-14:00, 15:00-till the end
 
The drawings which will determine the appearance of the candidates, will be as following:
For the Percussions (2st Principal) at Tuesday 19/03/2019 at 21:00 o’clock at “Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall, 73, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki
For the Horns (Tutti) at Thursday 21/03/2019 at 21:00 o’clock at “Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall, 73, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki
For the Cellos (Tutti) at Friday 22/03/2019 at 21:00 o’clock at “Solon Michaelidis” Concert Hall, 73, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki



If a candidate or his representative aren’t present at the drawing, they are automatically disqualified from the auditions, because it means that they didn’t arrive on time.

The candidates must bring their own pianist to accompany them to the audition.

The Examination Committees
Results
The excerpts from orchestral works (February auditions)
Description
THE EXCERPTS FROM ORCHESTRAL WORKS FOR THE FEBRUARY AUDITIONS

The examination board announce the excerpts from the orchestral works for the auditions, for the following instruments:
Double basses (principal 1st), Trumpets (principal 1st), Bassoons (principal 2nd: obligatory contra bassoon), Violas (tutti), Double basses (tutti), Oboes (tutti), Trumpets (tutti)
(download the excerpts by clicking on each instrument)
  
 
DOUBLE BASSES (1st PRINCIPAL)
 
1. J. Haydn, Symphony Νr. 31, Part IV,Variation 7, Moderato, (whole)
2. A. Ginastera, Variaciones Concertantes, XI, Adagio molto espressivo, (whole)
3. G. Mahler, Symphony Νr.1, Μέρος III, solo (whole)
4. W.A. Mozart, Symphony Νr.41, Part I, from 114 until 138 meter
5. L.v. Beethoven, Symphony Νr.5, part III, from 141 with levare until 218 meter
6. L.v. Beethoven, Symphony Νr.9, part IV, recitativo from 8 until 90 meter
7. B. Bartók, Concerto for orchestra, I introduzione, andante non troppo, from 35 until fisrt eighth note of 58 meter
8. D. Shostakovich, Symphony Νr. 5, part I, moderato- allegro non troppo, from 22 until the 4th meter after Νο 26
9. B. Britten, Young person’s guide to the orchestra, Var H, from the beginning until the first fermata
10. R. Strauss, Death and transfiguration, op. 24, from 10th meter before Ε until the second meter before F
 
 
 
 
TRUMPETS (1st PRINCIPAL)
 
1. J.S. Bach, (I.Trumpet), Christmas Oratorio, No 64 CHORAL
2. M. Moussorgsky/M. Ravel, (Trombe I), Tableaux d’une exposition, PROMENADE: From the beginning until 2, VI. SAMUEL GOLDENBERB und SCHMUYLE: Όλο
3. I. Stravinsky, (Piston I), PETRUSHKA, 69/ Tamz der Ballerine (whole)
4. N. Rimsy-Korsakov, (Tromba I), SCHEGERAZADE, 4th part: 1 meter before C until 1 after Ε.
From Q to R, from Τ to U
5. R. Strauss, (I Trompete), EINE ALPINESINFONIE, 1 meter before 68 until 71 and then from 75 until 76
6. G. Mahler, (I Trompete), SYMPRONIE No 5 ,Trauermarsch, From the beginning until 6th meter after 1. From 7 to 8, from 8th meter of 18 until the end
7. A. Webern, (I.Trompete), PASSACAGLIA, From 8th meter of 5 until 4th meter of 7, From 9 to 7th meter of 9, From 2ο meter of 12 to 13.
 
 
 
 
 
BASSOONS (2nd Principal), with obligation to contra bassoon
 
1. H. Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique op. 14 (2 σελίδες)
-3. Satz, Szene auf dem Lande (meters 86-103)
-4. Satz, Der Gang zum Richtplatz (meters 49-63)
-5. Satz, Beim Hexensabbat (meters 67-84)
-Hexen Rundtanz (meters 447-459)
2. J. Brahms, Violinkonzert D-dur op. 77
-2. Satz, Adagio (Beginning until meter 22)
3. W.A. Mozart, Die Hochzeit des Figaro KV 492
-Ouverture, (whole)
4. M. Ravel, Klavierkonzert G-dur
-3. Satz, (only 2nd bassoon staff)
5. B. Smetana, Die verkaufte Braut (2 pages)
Ouverture
-Beginning until meter 8
-Meters168-176 (2nd bassoon)
-Meters 221-228 (2nd bassoon)
-Meters 261-273 (2nd bassoon)
6. P. I. Tschaikowsky, Sinfonie Nr. 4 op. 36
-2. Satz, (Meter 274-end)
7. P. I. Tschaikowsky, Sinfonie Nr. 6 op. 74
4. Satz, (meters 4-36)
CONTRA BASSOON EXCERPTS
8. L. v. Beethoven, Sinfonie Nr. 5 op. 67
-4. Satz, (whole)
9. J. Brahms, Sinfonie Nr. 1 op. 68 (2 pages)
-1. Satz, (meters 46-181)
               (meters 293-341)
-4. Satz (whole)
10. M. Ravel. Ma mere l’ oye
-IV. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete (whole)
 
VIOLAS (Tutti)

1. B. Smetana, Moldau, meter 40 with levare to meter 79
2. D. Shostakovich, Symphony Νr. 5, 1st part, Moderato, 15 to 17
3. J. Brahms, Haydn variations Var. no V, VII
4. A. Schoenberg, Transfigured Night, (Viola Ι), meter 150 to meter 181
5. E.Grieg, Peer Gynt suite Nr.1, Op. 46, Morgenstimmung, from Α to 7 before Ε
6. P.I. Tchaikovsky, Symphony Nr. 6, 1st part, meter 19 to 62
7. S. Prokofiev, Classical Symphony, 4th part, meter 106 to 201


DOUBLE BASSES (Tutti)

1. W.A. Mozart, Symhony Nr. 35,“Haffner”, part IV, presto, from the beginning until meter 37
2. F. Mendelssohn, Symphoyn Νr. 4, part IV, from 164 until the first quarter note of meter 193
3. L.v. Beethoven, Symphony Nr.5, part III, from meter 141 with levare to meter 218
4. J. Brahms, Symhony Νr. 2, part IV, allegro con spirito, from meter 44 to 79
5. G. Mahler, Symphony Νr 2, part III, from No 36 with levare to third meter before Νο 40, the first divisi voice
6. H. Berlioz, Fantastic symphony, part IV, witches’ round dance, poco meno mosso, from the beginning until the 4th meter before Νο 75
7. R. Strauss, Don Juan, allegro molto con brio, from the beginning until the 4th meter of C and from 'poco a poco piu vivente' until 'un poco piu lento'
8. D. Shostakovich, Symphony Νr 5, part I, moderato- allegro non troppo, from Νr 22 to 4th meter after Νr 26
9. G. Verdi, Othello, 4 Akt, poco piu mosso, from U to 7th ofΧ
 
 
 
OBOES (Tutti)

1. L.v. Beethoven (3 σελίδες), Sinfonie Nr.3, op.55, Es-Dur “Eroica” (1st oboe staff)
-MARCIA FUNEBRE, Adagio assai (from the beginning to Minore)
-SCHERZO, Allegro vivace (from the beginning to meter 31)
-TRIO (the point P dolce, sempre legato)
2. J. Brahms,  Konzert für Violine und Orchester, op.77 (1st oboe staff)
-Adagio, from the beginning to meter 32
3. J. Brahms, Variationen über ein Thema von J.Haydn, op.56a (2nd oboe staff)
-Chorale St.Antoni, Andante, with repetitions
4. A. Dvořák, Konzert für Violoncello, op.104, (2nd oboe staff)
-Adagio ma non troppo (from the beginning to 4th meter after 4)
5. A. Dvořák, Sinfonie VII, op.70 (2nd oboe staff)
-Poco adagio (from the beginning to 9 meter before Β)
6. M. Ravel, (5 σελίδες), Le tombeau de Couperin (1st oboe staff)
-Prelude (from the beginning to 2 – the first 14 meters and the  passage 5 meters before 9 and 5 meters before 10 until 1 meter before the double line)
-Forlane (from 1 to 2 – from 9 to meter 19)
-Menuet (from the beginning to 4)
7. G. Rossini, La Scala de Seta, Overture (1st oboe staff)
-Allegro vivace, allegro (from the beginning to 2 meters after 3)
8. Β. Smetana (2 σελίδες), Die Verkaufte Braut (2nd oboe staff)
-Vivacissimo (the first 8 meters and from 95 to meter 114 and from Β the 8 meters)
9. R. Strauss, (3 σελίδες), Don Juan, op.20 (1st oboe staff)
-Allegro molto con brio (from the beginning to Β and 8 meters after G until K)
-A tempo ma traquillo (from L until 2 meters after N)
10. P.I. Tschaikovsky, (2 σελίδες) Symphony IV, op.36 (1st oboe staff)
-Andantino in modo di canzonetta (the first 21 meters)
-Scherzo, pizzicato ostinato (from the double line the first 12 meters of meno mosso)
 
 
 
TRUMPETS (Tutti)

1. R. Schumann, (2. Trompete), SYMPHONY No 2
1st part, Sostenuto assai
From the beginning to meter 23
2. N. Rimsky-Korsakov, (Tromba II), SCHEHERAZADE,
2nd part, from 17th meter of Ε to 38th meter of Ε, from 21st meter of I  to 1th meter of L.
4ο part, from Ρ to 1st meter of R
3. R. Strauss, (3. Trompete) EINE ALPENSINFONIE
From 65 until the 4th meter of 70
4. O. Respighi, (Tromba II), PINI DI ROMA
1ο part, I PINI DI VILLA BORGHESE
From the beginning to meter 29 of  3
5. B. Bartók, (2.Trumpet), CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA
1ο part: INTRODUZIONE
from meter 39 to 51
2ο part: GIUOCO DELLE COPPIE
from meter 90 to 120
5ο part: FINALE
from meter 201 to 255 and from meter 556 to 572
6. M. Ravel, (Petite Trompette en Re), BOLERO
From 16 to the end
7. R. Wagner, (3. Trumpet), OVERTURE TO TANNHAUSER
from meter 378 to the end
8. A.Webern, (2. Trompete), PASSACAGLIA
from 7th meter of 5 to the 4th meter of 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thessaloniki, 23 January 2019
TSSO director, Zoi Tsokanou                                                    
President of all examination boards
Results
The excerpts from orchestral works (March auditions)
Description
THE EXCERPTS FROM ORCHESTRAL WORKS FOR THE MARCH AUDITIONS

The examination board announce the excerpts from the orchestral works for the auditions, for the following instruments:
Percussions (principal 2nd), Horns (Tutti), Cellos (Tutti)
(download the excerpts by clicking on each instrument)
  
 
PERCUSSIONS (2nd PRINCIPAL)
 
Xylophone – Glockenspiel – Vibraphone
1. G. GERSHWIN (xylophone), Porgy and Bess, Introduction (meter 1-17)
2. G. GERSHWIN (xylophone-bells), An American in Paris (2 pages)
3. Z. KODALY (xylophone), Hary Janos suite (6th part)
4. Α. COPLAND (xylophone), Appalachian Spring
5. P. DUKAS (glockenspiel), L’ Apprenti Sorcier (2 pages)
6. C. DEBUSSY (glockenspiel), La Mer (2nd and 30th part)
7. O. RESPIGHI, Pini di Roma (Allegretto vivace)
8. L. BERNSTEIN (vibraphone), West Side Story (Symphonic Dances), (3 pages)
 
Tamburine – Triangle – Cymbals – Castanets
1. G. BIZET (tambourine), Carmen, Entracte
2. A. DVORAK (tambourine), Carnival Overture, op. 92 (Allegro), (2 pages)
3. P. TCHAIKOVSKY (tambourine), The Nutcracker, suite Nr. 1, opus 71st – Danse russe Trepak
4. F. LISZT (triangle, becken), Concerto for piano Nr. 1 (2 pages)
5. G. BIZET (triangle, bass drum, cymbal), Carmen, suite Nr. 1 (Aragonaise, Les Toreadors – 5 pages)
6. P. TCHAIKOVSKY (becken, cymbals), Romeo and Juliette (Phantasie Overture- Allegro giusto)
7. P. TCHAIKOVSKY (becken, cymbals), Symphony Nr. 4, 4th part (meter 270-293)
8. S. RACHMANINOV (piatti), Concerto for piano Nr. 2 (3rd part)
9. Μ. RAVEL (castanets), Alborada del Gracioso
10. N. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (castanets), Capricio Espanol (5th part: Fandango asturiano)
 
Snare drum – Bass drum – Drum set
1. Snare drum Roll (snare drum)
2. N. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Scheherazade, 3rd – 4th part (3 pages)
3. Μ. RAVEL (tambour militaire), Alborada del Gracioso
4. Μ. RAVEL (tambour militaire), Bolero
5. G. MAHLER (gr. Trommel), Symphony Nr. 3 (1st part)
6. Ι. STRAVISKY (gr. Trommel), The Rite of Spring, Danse de la terre
7. L. BERNSTEIN (vibraphone), West Side Story (Symphonic Dances), 5 pages – Will be executed with drums, not with toms
 
Timpani
1. W. A. MOZART, Die Zauberflote, Introduction (meter 195-226)
2. L. BEETHOVEN, Symphony Nr. 1, 3rd part (Menuetto)
3. L. BEETHOVEN, Fidelio, 2. Aufzug, No. 16 – Finale
4. F. MARTIN, Concerto pour 7 Instruments a Vent, Timbales, Batterie et Orchestre a Cords (3rd part)
5. P. TCHAIKOVSKY, Symphony Nr. 4 (1st part), 2 pages
 
  
HORNS (TUTTI)

(Candidates must be sited during the audition for the excerpts of the orchestral works)
1. L.v. BEETHOVEN, Symphony Nr. 3, Scherzo – 3rd part
2. L.v. BEETHOVEN, Symphony Nr. 7, 1st part
3. L.v. BEETHOVEN, Symphony Nr. 8, 3rd part
4. L.v. BEETHOVEN, Symphony Nr. 9, 3rd part
5. G. MAHLER, Symphony Nr. 1, 1st part (meter 32 – 44)
6. G. PUCCINI, Tosca, 3rd act (excerpt)
7. D. SHOSTAKOVICH, Symphony Nr. 5, 1st part (the excerpt in the brackets)
8. D. SHOSTAKOVICH, Concerto for Cello Nr. 2 (till Νr. 69)
9. I. STRAVINSKY, Der Kuss der Fee, Valse (2 pages)
10. R. WAGNER, Rienzi, 4th act – Finale

 
CELLOS (TUTTI)
 
1. L.v. BEETHOVEN, Overture from 'Coriolan', meter 102 – 240 (2 pages)
2. J. BRAHMS, Symphony Nr. 2, opus 73 – 2nd part (Adagio non troppo), meter 1 – 15
3. R. STRAUSS, Don Juan (excerpts, 2 pages)
4. P. I. TCHAIKOVSKY, Symphony Nr. 6, έργο 74 – 2nd part (Allegro con grazia), meter 1-24
5. G. VERDI, Messa da Requiem, Nr. 3 (Offertorium), meter 1 - 35
6. D. SHOSTAKOVICH, Symphony Nr. 5, opus 47 – 1st part (excerpt)
 
Thessaloniki, 23 January 2019
TSSO director, Zoi Tsokanou                                                    
President of all examination boards
Results