If you would like the opportunity to be on a panel of substitute players for the Luminosa String Orchestra, then read on.
We are a professional project-based string orchestra who rehearse and perform in Galway City.
All instrumentalists are employed on a freelance basis.
We are holding auditions on February 1st 2020 at NUI Galway for tutti all sections.
To apply for an audition, send your c.v. to by clicking here:
or by post to Luminosa Music, Clooniffe, Moycullen, Co. Galway.
You must include your c.v. and a covering email letter.
Should you be offered an audition, these are the requirements: You will be asked to play three pieces of music...
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.
Choose one 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
(mm 134-181); or:
2. Mendelssohn Ein Sommernachtstraum Scherzo
1. Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (mm 27-54); or:
2. Smetana Bartered Bride beginning until 5m after Reh A
1. Mozart- The Marriage of Figaro Overture beginning to letter A; or:
2. Beethoven -Symphony no 7, first movement beginning to rehearsal C
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE PIECES FROM EITHER OF THESE LINKS: