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We employ approximately 75 musicians and a team of professionals to help create, administer and support the CCSO's concert season and educational programs. The organization is supported by functional consultants, an active Guild and local volunteers.


STAGE MANAGER

The Cape Symphony is currently seeking a part-time Stage Manager. The Cape Symphony is a professional symphony orchestra with approximately 75 contract musicians.  The Symphony performs from 25-30 concerts per season with subscription series concerts in pairs or triples.  Under the leadership of Maestro Jung-Ho Pak the Symphony presents out-of-the-box concerts utilizing dramatic entrances, lighting, props and multimedia.

Principal duties include:
Attend all Symphony performances and rehearsals
Set-up/strike performance space including installing acoustic shell
Schedule and hire crew as necessary
Produce plots
Coordinate load-in/load out
Ensure proper appearance of stage at all times
Keep detailed notes about each rehearsal including entrances, exits, necessary props, lighting cues, AV cues
Create top to bottom running order
Resolve problems
Open the house
Call the show

Qualifications
Previous Stage Manager experience in any setting.
Must be flexible and cooperative.
Must be a creative problem solver.
Calm and cooperative demeanor is essential.
Previous experience as a Theater Stage Manager is a plus.

SEND LETTER OF INTERET AND RESUME TO:
Kim Corben, Director of Concert Operations at kcorben@capesymphony.org  (no phone calls please)



INDEPENDENT MARKETING CONSULTANTS
Busy in-house marketing team is looking to develop relationships with independent contractors in all areas of marketing to take on projects as needed.  Tell us what you do best and include samples of your work.

SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME TO:
Joanna Christopher
Director of Marketing
Cape Symphony
1060 Falmouth Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
jchristopher@capesymphony.org
(No Phone Calls, Please)




VIOLA-PRINCIPAL VIOLA AUDITIONS
DATE: September 21, 2014
TIME:  10am-1pm (Specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1)
LOCATION:
Cape Conservatory - Barnstable Campus
2235 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668

AUDITION REPERTOIRE:
ROUND #1:
Exposition of 1st mvt. of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc) OR unaccompanied movement of a Bach suite, plus: 
STRAUSS Don Juan - Beginning to Letter B AND 1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc
MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer's Night Dream - Scherzo

ROUND #2:
Exposition of 1st movement of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc) OR unaccompanied movement of a Bach suite, plus: 
MOZART Sym. #35: 1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 measures after Letter A

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6: 1st mvt. Beginning to 10 after Allegro no troppo AND 3rd mvt. 5 measures after Letter V to Letter Aa
STRAUSS Don Juan: Beginning to Letter B AND 1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc 
MENDELSSOHN Midsummer's Night Dream: Scherzo 
BERLIOZ Harold in Italy: Movement 1 solo after Rehearsal 2
GINESTERA Varacciones Concertantes: Viola variation
STRAUSS Don Quixote: Rehearsal 14 to Variation 1 AND Variation 3

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION:
To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 

Please upload an UNEDITED (no breaks between pieces)  video to your Youtube account containing the following:
Clearly state your name
Repertoire listed above under "Principal Viola Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to:
Ellen Hurley, Cape Symphony Personnel Manager | ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before August 1, 2014. You will be notified by August 15th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

ROUND #2:

If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak and Concertmaster Jae Cosmos Lee on September 21st. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 

VIOLA-SECTION VIOLA AUDITIONS

DATE: September 21, 2014
TIME:  10am-1pm (Specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1)
LOCATION:
Cape Conservatory - Barnstable Campus
2235 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668

AUDITION REPERTOIRE:
ROUND #1:
Exposition of 1st mvt. of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc) OR unaccompanied movement of a Bach suite, plus: 

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym #6 - 1st mvt. Beginning to 10 after Allegro non troppo
STRAUSS Don Juan - Beginning to Letter B AND 1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc
MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer's Night Dream - Scherzo, C to F, N to O


ROUND #2:
Exposition of 1st movement of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc) OR unaccompanied movement of a Bach suite, plus: 
MOZART Sym. #35: 1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 measures after Letter A

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6: 1st mvt. Beginning to 10 after Allegro no troppo AND 3rd mvt. 5 measures after Letter V to Letter Aa
STRAUSS Don Juan: Beginning to Letter B AND 1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc 
MENDELSSOHN Midsummer's Night Dream: Scherzo, C to F, N to O 

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION:
To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 

Please upload an UNEDITED (no breaks between pieces)  video to your Youtube account containing the following:
Clearly state your name
Repertoire listed above under "Section Viola Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to:
Ellen Hurley, Cape Symphony Personnel Manager | ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before August 1, 2014. You will be notified by August 15th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

ROUND #2:

If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak and Concertmaster Jae Cosmos Lee on September 21st. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 

VIOLIN-SECTION VIOLIN AUDITIONS
DATE: October 12, 2014
TIME:  11am-1pm (Specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1)
LOCATION:
Cape Conservatory - Barnstable Campus
2235 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668

AUDITION REPERTOIRE:
ROUND #1:
Exposition of a romantic concerto, plus: 
BEETHOVEN Sym. #3 - 3rd mvt. Beginning to Letter B (m. 119)
STRAUSS Don Juan - First page

ROUND #2:
Exposition of a romantic concerto and movement of an unaccompanied Bach sonata or partita, plus:
MOZART Sym. #35: 1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 measures after Letter A
BEETHOVEN Sym. #3 - 3rd mvt. Beginning to Letter B (m. 119)
STRAUSS Don Juan: Beginning to 13 measures after Letter C
PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony: 4th mvt. Beginning to 9 measures after Letter B (alt. edition: beginning to 3 measures after rehearsal 4)
BRAHMS Sym. #1: 1st mvt. Opening measures to 2 measures after 9/8

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION:
To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 

Please upload an UNEDITED (no breaks between pieces)  video to your Youtube account containing the following:
Clearly state your name
Repertoire listed above under "Section Violin Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to:
Ellen Hurley, Cape Symphony Personnel Manager | ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before September 1, 2014. You will be notified by September 12th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

ROUND #2:

If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak on October 12th. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 

BASSOON-PRINCIPAL BASSOON AUDITIONS

DATE: November 9, 2014
TIME:  Specific times will be scheduled and emailed following Round #1
LOCATION:
Cape Conservatory - Barnstable Campus
2235 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668

AUDITION REPERTOIRE:
ROUND #1:
Exposition of a major concerto plus: 
STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring: Opening phrase
MOZART Marriage of Figaro: Opening two phrases
BEETHOVEN Sym. #4: Last movement, opening phrase
SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #10: Andante bassoon solo before the 4th movement Allegro

ROUND #2:
Exposition of a major concerto plus: 
MOZART Marriage of Figaro: Measures 139-154
RAVEL Bolero: Bassoon Solo (2 measures after Reh #2 - Reh #4)
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym #4: Mvt II, measures 274-304 
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade: Mvt II beginning to Reh A 
STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring: The whole first page
BEETHOVEN Sym #4: Last movement, opening phrase
BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique: March of the Scoffold, Bassoon section soli
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G: Traditional Solo
SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. 10: Andante Bassoon solo before the 4th Mvt Allegro
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel: Traditional excerpts
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. 6: 1st Mvt, opening six measurse, m. 160

TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION:
To schedule an audition, please take the following steps:

ROUND #1: 

Please upload an UNEDITE (no breaks between pieces) video to your Youtube account containing the following:
Clearly state your name
Repertoire listed above under "Principal Bassoon Round #1"

Send the link AND a one-page resume to:
Ellen Hurley, Cape Symphony Personnel Manager | ehurley@capesymphony.org

Videos and resumes must be received on or before October 1, 2014. You will be notified by October 9th, 2014 of whether you are moving forward to Round #2.

ROUND #2:

If you are selected for the second round, you will be asked to audition in person for Maestro Pak on November 9th. A $25 returnable deposit will be required to reserve your audition time.

 
SUPPLEMENTAL MUSICIANS
There are no other auditions occurring at this time. If you wish to be considered as a supplemental musician, please email a one-page resume to Ellen Hurley, Personnel Manager, ehurley@capesymphony.org. Please check back regularly for new audition opportunities. The Cape Symphony is a per-service orchestra.

AUDITION REPERTOIRE FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS

Violin
Exposition of a concerto, unaccompanied movement of a Bach sonata plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. m. 15 to 3 measures after Letter A

BEETHOVEN Sym. #3
3rd movt. Scherzo, beginning to letter B (m. 119)

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to 13 measures after Letter C

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony
4th mvt. Beginning to 9 measures after Letter B

Viola
Exposition of 1st movement of a major concerto (Bartok, Walton, etc.), movement of an unaccompanied  Bach suite plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. m. 13 to 3 after Letter A

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #6
1st mvt. Beginning to 10 after Allegro non troppo
3rd mvt. 5 measures after Letter V to Letter AA

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to Letter B
1 measure before Letter Z to Letter Cc

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo, C to F, N to O

Cello
Exposition of a concerto, and movement from an unaccompanied  Bach suite plus:

MOZART Sym. #35
4th mvt. 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E

BEETHOVEN Sym. #5
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter C

BRAHMS Sym. #2
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter A

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo

STRAUSS Don Juan
Beginning to measure 7
3 measures before Letter G to 4 measures after Letter K
7 measures after Letter X to Letter Cc

Double Bass
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #9
4th mvt. Beginning to A

MOZART Sym. #35
1st mvt. measure 13 to Letter A
4th mvt. 23 measures after Letter D to Letter E

BEETHOVEN Sym. #5
3rd mvt. Beginning to measure 86
Measure 140 to measure 177

STRAUSS Don Juan
Letter A to Letter C

Flute
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

DEBUSSY Afternoon of a Faun
Opening Solo

PROKOFIEV Classical Sym.
2nd mvt. Rehearsal #31 to Rehearsal # 32 (alt. ed. #2 – #3)
4th mvt. Rehearsal #63 to 3 measures after Rehearsal #65 (alt. ed. #17 – 3 after #19)

STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
Variation De L'Oiseau De Feu

RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No.2
Rehearsal #176-179

Piccolo
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
3rd mvt. measure 162-170, measure 194-203

ROSSINI
Semiramide

Oboe
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BRAHMS Violin Concerto
Adagio Solo

BRAHMS Sym. #2
2nd mvt. measures 19-26

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
2nd mvt. Beginning to measure 21

BRAHMS Sym. #1
2nd mvt. solo

ROSSINI La Scala di Seta
Andantino and Allegro Solos

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Scheherazade Solos

English Horn
DVORAK Sym. #9
2nd mvt. measure 7 to 3 measures before Rehearsal #1

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
Solo

Clarinet
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #8
3rd mvt. Trio to D.C.

BRAHMS Sym. #3
2nd mvt. Beginning to Letter B

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Scherzo

STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite
Variation de l'oiseau de feu Rehearsal #9 to end

RACHMANINOV Sym. #2
3rd mvt. measure 6 to 5 measures after Rehearsal # 48

E-flat Clarinet
SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #6
Scherzo

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique
Last mvt.

Bassoon
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MOZART Marriage of Figaro
Overture Beginning - m. 24 and measures 156-17

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
2nd mvt. measure 274 to the end

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
2nd mvt. measure 5 to Letter A

STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring
Beginning to 3 after Rehearsal 3

RAVEL Bolero

Horn
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

BEETHOVEN Sym. #7
1st mvt. Measure 88 to Measure 110

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
1st mvt. Beginning to Measure 20

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #5
Andante Solo - Beginning to measure 28

STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel
Beginning to Rehearsal #1

MAHLER Sym. #1
1st mvt. 5 measures before Rehearsal #3 to Rehearsal #3
7 measures before Rehearsal #26 to #27
3rd mvt. Rehearsal #3 to Rehearsal #4
4th mvt. Rehearsal #6 to Four after #6

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #17 to Rehearsal #21

Trumpet
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MUSSORGSKY-RAVEL Pictures At An Exhibition
Opening Solo
Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle Reh. #58

SHOSTAKOVICH Sym. #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #27 to 29

STRAVINSKY Petrushka
Dance Of The Ballerina

MAHLER Sym. #5
1st mvt. Opening

RESPIGHI Pines of Rome
Offstage Solo

Trombone
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MOZART Requiem
Tuba Mirum Solo

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
4th mvt. 9 measures after Letter A to Letter B

WAGNER
Die Walkure

RAVEL Bolero
2 measures after Rehearsal #10 to Rehearsal #11

Bass Trombone
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

HAYDN The Creation
No. 26

BEETHOVEN Sym. #9
4th mvt. Andante Maestoso

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym. #4
4th mvt. 9 measures after Letter A to 9 before Letter B

WAGNER
Die Walkure

Tuba
A concerto or solo piece of your choice plus:

MUSSORGSKY-RAVEL
Pictures At an Exhibition - Bydlo

WAGNER
Die Walkure

HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphoses
2nd mvt. 4 measures before M to P

PROKOFIEV Sym #5
1st mvt. Rehearsal #3 to #6

Harp
Standard excerpts from:

BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique

BRITTEN Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

MAHLER Symphony No. 5

TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz of the Flowers

Timpani
FIRTH The Solo Timpanist, Etude XI

BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra
4th mvt. bars 42-51

BEETHOVEN Sym #7
1st mvt. bars 89-110
4th mvt. bars 409-end

BRAHMS Sym #1
1st mvt. bars 68-91
4th mvt. bars 375-end

BEETHOVEN Sym #9
1st mvt. 18 bars before S to end

HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis
2nd mvt.

MOZART Magic Flute Overture

TCHAIKOVSKY Sym #4
1st mvt. 2 bars before T to U

PERCUSSION

Snare Drum
LONG ROLL EXERCISE
Start pp, gradually cresendo to ff,
hold the ff a short time, then gradually diminuendo to pp

DELECLUSE from Douze Etudes
Etude #1

PROKOFIEV Lieutenant Kije
Mvt. I ,The Birth of Kije Reh. 1 to 2

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5
Mvt. II and Mvt. IV

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
Mvt. III Reh. D to E and F to G
Mvt. IV Reh. P to U (condense rests before S)

Marimba

Solo or etude of your choice (Two or Four Mallets)

Xylophone
GERSHWIN Porgy & Bess

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3
Measures 230-244

SHOSTAKOVICH Polka from The Golden Age

Glockenspiel
DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Reh. #17-20, Reh. #22-24, Reh. #52-53

MOZART The Magic Flute

Cymbals
Misc. Crashes at Various Dynamic Levels

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
Mvt. III Reh. #32 to 33

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet

Bass Drum
TCHAIKOVSKY Sym # 4
Mvt. IV Measure 272 to end

Tambourine
DVORAK Carnival Overture

Triangle
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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