2012 Alessi Seminar Info

February 2nd, 2012 by Joshua Brown

September 10-15, 2012
(arrive September 9 and depart September 16)
Fossano, Italy

Participant spots available for:

  • 6 Italians (5 tenors and 1 bass)
  • 6 non-Italians (5 tenors and 1 bass)

ALL Particpants will be chosen by audition.
ALL Participants must register on www.alessiseminar.com.

Audition deadline is June 1, 2012. Participants will be notified of acceptance no later than July 15, 2012.

Audition Requirements

  • Please record in the order listed.
  • Electronic submissions ONLY!
  • Email recordings in mp3 format to alessiseminar@me.com
  • Please record solo repertoire without piano.
  • No editing within an individual excerpt.
  • Please record all selections in the same location.

Tenor Trombone

  • David Concertino
    (beginning to letter C)
  • Martin Ballade
    (beginning to #6)
  • Bordogni/Rochut No. 15
    (beginning through m. 24 down an octave only)
  • Mozart Requiem “Tuba mirum”
    2nd trombone solo
  • Berlioz Hungarian March
    (2nd trombone part, beginning 6 measures before rehearsal 4 through the 2nd measure of rehearsal 5)
  • Ravel Bolero
    (1st trombone solo, 3rd measure of rehearsal 10 to rehearsal 11)
  • Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
    (major only)

Bass Trombone

  • Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba, mvt. 1
    (beginning to 4 measures before rehearsal 8)
  • Vaughan Williams Concerto for Bass Tuba, mvt. 2
    (rehearsal 1 to rehearsal 5)
  • Blazhevich 70 Studies for BBflat Tuba, vol. 1: No. #11
    (Robert King Edition)
  • Bach “Sarabande” from Cello Suite No. 5
  • Respighi Fountains of Rome
    (pick up to rehearsal 11 to 5 measures before rehearsal 16)
  • Kodaly Hary Janos Suite, mvt. 4
    (beginning in the 5th measure of the poco meno mosso to the fermata)
  • Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
    (2nd major section only)

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