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Principal Oboe Audition Repertoire

Principal Oboe Audition Repertoire

Please note: All repertoire is subject to change.


  • Mozart - Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314, 1st movement - beginning through m.97
  • Bach - Cantata No. 82, Ich Habe Genug - mm.1-34
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, 2nd movement - mm.8-16 AND 36-47
  • Brahms - Concerto for Violin, 2nd movement - beginning through m.32
  • Brahms - Symphony #1, 1st movement - mm.25-33

 2nd movement - mm.17-23 AND m.38 (pick up to Reh. B)-m.43

  • Debussy - La Mer, 2nd movement - Reh. 17 to Reh. 18 (top line) AND Reh. 25 through 5 after Reh. 25 (top line)
  • Mendelssohn - Symphony #3, 2nd movement - 1 before Reh. A through 14 after Reh. A (mm.32-47)

AND 5 before Reh. C to 13 after Reh. C (mm.83-100)

  • Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin, 1st movement - beginning through Reh. 2 AND 6 after Reh. 8 to Reh. 9

 3rd movement - Reh. 9 to Reh. 10

  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, 2nd movement - Reh. A to Reh. B
  • Rossini - La Scala di Seta - pick up to m.6 through 1st measure of Reh. 1 AND Reh. 2 through downbeat of Reh. 3
  • Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5, 1st movement - Reh. 42 through 1st measure of Reh. 43

 3rd movement - Reh. 84 to Reh. 85

  • Strauss - Don Juan - 4 after Reh. L through 2nd measure of Reh. N
  • Stravinsky - Pulcinella, 2nd movement - Reh. 8 through 1st measure of Reh. 10

 6th movement, Gavotta - Variation 1a with repeat (Reh. 77 to Reh. 81)

  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #4, 2nd movement - beginning through m.21

 3rd movement - m.133 through first beat of m.144

Possible sight-reading

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