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The following are the audition requirements for the VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SWE) and VCU Symphony Orchestra. All excerpts are available online at imslp.org. Please check all parts for possible transpositions.

  1. Beethoven, Symphony No. 9, Horn 4, Movement 3, measures 82-99
  2. Mahler, Symphony No. 3, Horn 1, Movement 1, begining through measure 23
  3. Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3, Horn 3, Movement 2 (Vivace Non Troppo), measures 48-67 and Rehearsal letters F through G
  4. All major scales, two octaves, on 8th notes at Quarter=120
  5. Sight reading