Applications are now CLOSED for 2022
Apply for an audition
Send a cover letter with your c.v. detailing all performance experience along with musical qualifications, institutions attended and teachers.
Email this to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 28th September
You will be notified if you qualify for an audition.
Audition slots are limited for this date.
October 1st 2022
at the Siobhán McKenna Theatre, NUI Galway
Please see below under "your audition" for information on preparation.
A warm up area will be provided. You will be asked to play excerpts of 3 prepared pieces. The audition will last no longer than 15 minutes
Detailed information below
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2022
You must include your c.v. and a covering email letter.
The Luminosa String Orchestra is a professional orchestra and you should be a practising professional musician with adequate orchestral experience.
Should you be offered an audition, these are the requirements: You will be asked to play three pieces of music...
contrasting pieces of music to perform. These can be from your own repertoire and can be anything you think suitable.
These should be performed unaccompanied.
of the following orchestral excerpts. Metronome markings are provided where necessary.
1. Mozart Symphony 39
4th movement - Exposition to letter A; or:
2. Elgar Enigma Variations -
1. Mozart Symphony 35 Presto
(bar 134- reh E; or:
2. Mendelssohn Ein Sommernachtstraum Scherzo
(bar 17 to reh D)
1. Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (Presto to bar 24); or:
2. Smetana Bartered Bride
(until 5 bars after reh A)
1. Mozart- The Marriage of Figaro Overture
(start to bar 24); or:
2. Beethoven -Symphony no 7, first movement
(start to reh C)
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE PIECES THIS LINK: