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Audition Info.

Flute and Piccolo (tutti)


The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra announces audition for the following:
Flute and Piccolo (tutti)
Auditions will be held in 3 rounds.

・Applicants should send a detailed resume.
・All submitted documents are not returnable.

Application deadline
Friday 16th February 2018
First Audition : Live Audition
20th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30)

[Flute]
1. Mozart/ Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313: 1st movement with cadenza
 ・The accompaniment plays from the 27bars.
[Piccolo]
2. Mozart/ Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313: 2nd movement
 You can bring your accompanist on your own expenses or we can prepare the one’s.
 ※You must apply for it with your application
3. Orchestral excerpts (Applicants will receive the score after the deadline.)
Second Audition : Live Audition
21th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 01:00 pm)
・The second audition will be held for successful candidates of the first audition.
・Prepared program is same as first audition
Third Audition : Trial Period
・The third audition will be held for successful candidates of the second audition.
・Trial Period is about 3 〜 6 months.
・Oral examination will be held to the finalist.
Flute and Piccolo(Tutti) Sheet

Horn (Principal)


The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra announces audition for the following:
Horn (Principal)
Auditions will be held in 4 rounds.

・Applicants should send a detailed resume.
・All submitted documents are not returnable.

Application deadline
Thursday 15th February 2018
Preliminary Round : Recorded Audition
 ・Applicants should send a detailed resume and own recording of the required repertory in CD format.
 ・Must be noted your name and “Horn (Principal)” on the surface of the CD-R.
 ・The recording audition materials must be received no later than 15th February 2018.
 ・All submitted documents and recording are not returnable.
 ・All applicants will receive notification of the Preliminary round result by mail by the end of February 2018.

 [Concerto]
 1. R. Strauss/ Horn Concerto No.1 in E-flat Major, Op.11
 ・1st movement with accompaniment.
 [Orchestral excerpts]* Playing the 1st part.
 2. R. Strauss/ Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op.28
 ・from 6 bars 6/8 time to 20 bars.
 3. P. Tchaikovsky/ Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64
 ・from 2nd movement 8 bars to 28 bars.
 4. R .Strauss / Ein Heldenleben, Op.40
 ・to 17 bars from the beginning.

※ Play and record the designated part.
※ Recording is limited to CD-R (music).
※ Please record from 1 to 4 in order. (Separate tracks)
First Audition : Live Audition
22nd March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30am)
・Only a person who passed preliminary round.

1. R. Strauss/ Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat Major, Op.11
・All movement with accompaniment.
・Edition is not specified.
 ※You can bring your accompanist on your own expenses or we can prepare the one’s. (You must apply for it with your application)

2. Orchestral excerpts (Applicants who pass the preliminary round will receive the score by the end of February)
Second Audition : Live Audition
22nd March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (After 1st Audition)
・Only a person who passed first audition.

1. Mozart / Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat Major, K. 495:
・All movement with accompaniment.
・with cadenza
・Edition is not specified.

2. Orchestral excerpts
Third Audition : Trial Period
・Only a person who passed second audition.
・Trial Period is about 3 ~ 6 months.
・Oral examination will be held to the finalist.
Flute and Piccolo(Tutti) Sheet

Contrabass (Principal)


The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra announces audition for the following:
Contrabass (Principal)
Auditions will be held in 3 rounds.

・Applicants should send a detailed resume.
・All submitted documents are not returnable.

Application deadline
Friday 16th February 2018
First Audition : Live Audition
24th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30)

1. K.D.v Dittersdorf / Concerto for Contrabass in E major 1st and 2nd movements
 ・Schott edition
 ・with the 1st movement only cadenza (Gruber edition)
 ・Required to play by Orchestra tuning  1st movement in D Major, 2nd movement in G Major
  2. Koussevitzky / Concerto for Contrabass in fis-moll 1st movement
 ・Required to play by Orchestra tuning in E Minor
 You can bring your accompanist on your own expenses or we can prepare the one’s.
 ※You must apply for it with your application
3. Orchestral excerpts (Applicants will receive the score after the deadline)
Second Audition : Live Audition
24th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (After 1st Audition)
・Only a person who passed first audition
・Prepared program is same as first audition
Third Audition : Trial Period
・Only a person who passed second audition
・Trial Period is about 3 〜 6 months.
・Oral examination will be held to the finalist.
Contrabass(Principal) Sheet

Contrabass (tutti)


The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra announces audition for the following:
Contrabass (tutti)
Auditions will be held in 3 rounds.

・Applicants should send a detailed resume.
・All submitted documents are not returnable.

Application deadline
Friday 16th February 2018
First Audition : Live Audition
25th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30)

1. K.D.v Dittersdorf / Concerto for Contrabass in E major 1st and 2nd movements
 ・Except cadenza
 ・With Schott edition
 ・Required to play by Orchestra tuning  1st movement in D Major, 2nd movement in G Major
 You can bring your accompanist on your own expenses or we can prepare the one’s.
 ※You must apply for it with your application
  2. Orchestral excerpts (Applicants will receive the score after the deadline)
Second Audition : Live Audition
26th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30)
・Only a person who passed first audition
・Prepared program is same as first audition
Third Audition : Trial Period
・Only a person who passed second audition
・Trial Period is about 3 〜 6 months.
・Oral examination will be held to the finalist.
Contrabass(tutti) Sheet

2nd Violin (Principal)


The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra announces audition for the following:
2nd Violin (Principal)
Auditions will be held in 3 rounds.

・Applicants should send a detailed resume.
・All submitted documents are not returnable.

Application deadline
Friday 16th February 2018
First Audition : Live Audition
27th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (Start 10:30)

1. Chosen excerpts:
 ・Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 (all movements with cadenza)
 ・Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 (all movements with cadenza)
 ・Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 (all movements with cadenza)
 You can bring your accompanist on your own expenses or we can arrange for you (You must apply for it with your application).
  2. Orchestral excerpts (Applicants will receive the score after the deadline)
Second Audition : Live Audition
27th March 2018 at the SUENAGA Cultural Center. (After 1st Audition)
・Only a person who passed first audition
・Prepared program is same as first audition
Third Audition : Trial Period
・Only a person who passed second audition
・Trial Period is about 3 〜 6 months.
・Oral examination will be held to the finalist.
Contrabass(tutti) Sheet

Contact Us

Application form must be sent to the following address.
The Kyushu Symphony Orchestra (SUENAGA Cultural Center)
1-11-50 Nanakuma, Jonan, Fukuoka, 814-0133, JAPAN
TEL:+81-92-822-8855  FAX:+81-92-822-8833
E-mail:audition@kyukyo.or.jp

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