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    United States Navy Band Concert/Ceremonial Band Clarinet Audition May 11, 2020 The United States Navy Band is searching for a world-class clarinetist to join the ranks of the dedicated men and women who are called to serve; some of the world’s most professional, highly acclaimed and inspiring musicians. This vacancy is for a permanent-duty position within the Navy’s premier Concert/Ceremonial Band, a unit regularly staffed by 85 musicians who rotate between concert and ceremonial duties. Based in Washington, D.C., and recognized as one of the finest wind ensembles in the world, the Concert Band has performed marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire on national tours, public concerts and educational conferences for nearly 100 years. The Ceremonial Band performs music at official military government functions and other special events, including ceremonies for high-level military and civilian government officials at the White House and Pentagon, and funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. Starting salary for a new member of the U.S. Navy Band is $64,409-$67,469, plus 30 days paid leave annually and full benefits for members and dependents. Members may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus (up to $10,000) and/or the Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000). Those selected for the U.S. Navy Band are advanced to the paygrade of E-6 (musician first class) following recruit training, under a contract for permanent duty with the U.S. Navy Band. Applicants must be aged 18 to 39 and otherwise qualified for service in the U.S. Navy. Please note that the Navy has strict requirements with regard to medical readiness and physical appearance. Additionally, Navy Band members may not have tattoos that are visible in short sleeves and skirts. Please visit https://www.navyband.navy.mil/career_information.html for further details. The clarinet audition will take place on May 11, 2020 at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. All parts are to be prepared as they are presented in this audition packet. Sight-reading and ensemble playing may be required on semi-final and final rounds. Application Instructions For official instructions as well as eligibility information, please send the following materials to navyband.auditions@navy.mil:

    (1) One-page resume (2) Letter of Endorsement - only for current military members

    You must e-mail the Navy Band in order to secure an audition. All materials are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on April 27, 2020.

    https://www.navyband.navy.mil/career_information.html mailto:navyband.auditions@navy.mil

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    Clarinet Audition Repertoire

    Please prepare all selections as presented in this packet. All excerpts are in B flat unless otherwise noted. Sight-reading may also be required.

    Solo Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A Major, Mvt. 1, exposition (a copy is provided for your convenience, but you may use your own edition)

    Excerpts Mendelssohn, Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, beginning - m. 47 Fillmore, Americans We Fillmore, The Man of the Hour Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 1, Intermezzo Sullivan, Pineapple Poll, No. 1 Opening Number, pickup to [9] – [12] Weber, Oberon, Overture, pickup to Allegro con fuoco – 5 before [A] Gounod, Ballet Music from Faust (excerpt) Dahl, Sinfonietta, [P] - [R] Holst, Hammersmith (two excerpts) Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Mvt. 3 (excerpt) Excerpts to be played with ensemble members Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture (please prepare both parts) Strauss, Serenade in E flat, Op. 7 (Clarinet 2)

    Beginning through m. 8 5 after [F] - 4 before [H]

    Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy, Mvt. 4, beginning - m. 25

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    Solo Mozart, Concerto in A Major

    (Clarinet in A)

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    Mozart, Concerto in A Major (continued)

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    Mozart, Concerto in A Major (continued)

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    Solo Excerpts Mendelssohn, Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    Fillmore, Americans We

    (h = 120)

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    Fillmore, The Man of the Hour

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    Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 1, Intermezzo

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    Sullivan, Pineapple Poll, No.1 Opening Number

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    Weber, Oberon, Overture

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    Gounod, Ballet Music from Faust

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    Dahl, Sinfonietta, [P] - [R]

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    Holst, Hammersmith (two excerpts)

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    Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Mvt. 3

    Ensemble