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SUBSTITUTE TIMPANI AUDITION OPENING DATE/TIME PLACE

Substitute Timpani Sunday, February 11, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Singletary Center for the Arts 405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508

To apply, please email a one-page resume AND mail a $30 refundable deposit to: Lexington Philharmonic Attn: Nathan Williams 161 N. Mill St. Lexington, KY 40507 operations@lexphil.org **NOTE: If you wish to audition for both Substitute Timpani AND Substitute Percussion on February 11th, you only need to send 1 deposit check. Please note in an email and on the check which audition you are applying for, or whether you would like to audition for both positions. Resumes and deposits must be received no later than Friday, February 2, 2018 to be considered. Only qualified applicants will be invited to attend. We do not accept CDs, DVDs, or other electronic recordings in lieu of a live audition. All applicants must be able to demonstrate U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work in the U.S., at the audition. This position pays a rate of $91.91 per service. Limited mileage and/or housing reimbursements are available.


2017 - 2018 Timpani Excerpts

Candidates are responsible for complete works unless otherwise indicated. BARTOK

Concerto for Orchestra

IV. m. 42-50 V.AII

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 1

Entire work

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 5

Entire work

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 9

Entire work

BERNSTEIN

Overture to Candide

Entire work

BRAHMS

Symphony No. 1

Entire work

BRITTEN

Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Variation M

ELGAR

Enigma Variations

Variation VII

HINDEMITH

Symphonic Metamorphosis

II. {Turandot) All

MARTIN

Concerto for Seven Winds, Percussion, and Strings

Ill.All

MOZART

Symphony No. 39

I.All

SIBELIUS

Finlandia

Entire work

STRAVINSKY

Rite of Spring

[189] -end

TCHAIKOVSKY

Symphony No. 4

I.All

INSTRUMENTS: The Lexington Philharmonic will provide a set of four (4) American Drum timpani, consisting of two (2) American Drum Dresden Style Mark XIV Timpani, sizes 26” and 29” for the inside drums, and two (2) American Drum Continental Chain Tuned Timpani, sizes 23” and 32” for the outside drums. Drums are set up in traditional American-style orientation. In addition, a set of five (5) Yamaha 6000 series balancedaction timpani, Evans Orchestral heads, with gauges set up to reflect American-style setup will also be provided. Candidates that wish to supply their own timpani my do so upon request. Candidates should supply their own mallets and music.


Lexington Philharmonic Audition Packet - Timpani  
Lexington Philharmonic Audition Packet - Timpani  
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