Auditions 2022

Auditions are on Saturday October 1st 2022
at NUI Galway

Stage 1

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 lucy@luminosa.ie 

 

Deadline:

 

Wednesday 28th September  

2022.

Stage 2

Notification

 

You will be notified if you qualify for an audition.

Audition slots are limited for this date.  

 

Auditions:

 

October 1st 2022 

at the Siobhán McKenna Theatre, NUI Galway

Stage 3

Preparation

 

 

Please see below under "your audition" for information on preparation.

Stage 4

The audition

 

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

APPLY HERE:

To apply for an audition, send your c.v. to lucy@luminosa.ie by clicking here:

 

 

or by post to Luminosa Music, Clooniffe, Moycullen, Co. Galway.

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.

 

Your Auditon

Should you be offered an audition, these are the requirements: You will be asked to play three pieces of music...

01

Two Pieces

Select two

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. 
 

02

Orchestral Exceprt

Choose one

 

of the following orchestral excerpts.  Metronome markings are provided where necessary.

Violin 

1.  Mozart Symphony 39

4th movement - Exposition to letter A; or:

 

2.  Elgar Enigma Variations -

Variation 2

 

Viola

1.  Mozart Symphony 35 Presto

(bar 134- reh E; or:

 

2.  Mendelssohn Ein Sommernachtstraum Scherzo

(bar 17 to reh D)

 

Cello

1. Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (Presto to bar 24); or:

 

2. Smetana Bartered Bride 

(until 5 bars after reh A)

Double Bass

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:

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