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Postby bydloman » Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:06 pm

Mark these dates down on your calendar: December 2 & 3, 2018. These are the audition dates for the Principal Tuba position of the Utah Symphony. The Utah Symphony is a full-time, 52 week season orchestra, with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a killer brass section. Employment begins September 1, 2019.
Now, go start practicing!

Gary Ofenloch, Principal Tuba, Utah Symphony
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby Kunzer » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:06 pm

Congrats on retirement Gary!
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby mctuba1 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:02 pm

bydloman wrote:Mark these dates down on your calendar: December 2 & 3, 2018. These are the audition dates for the Principal Tuba position of the Utah Symphony. The Utah Symphony is a full-time, 52 week season orchestra, with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a killer brass section. Employment begins September 1, 2019.
Now, go start practicing!

Gary Ofenloch, Principal Tuba, Utah Symphony


Holy cow Gary where has the time gone? Congratulations on an amazing career. I remember many uears ago when we would hang out in front of Symphony Hall in Boston shooting the sh!t and checking out, well, i will just leave it at that. You were a a big infulence on me, in a good way of course. Talk soon.
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby JustinLerma » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:07 am

Any news?
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby KevinBock » Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:03 pm

Conrad Shaw won the audition and was offered a trial, he sounded great.

Finalists:
Conrad Shaw
Jim Andrus
Kevin Bock

Semi-Finalists:
Seth Horner
Aaron Tindall
Dave Morgan
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby ZMan » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:28 pm

Stupid question, how many days did the audition last?
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby KevinBock » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:01 pm

2 days. They screened resumes so the prelims were doable in a single day. Semis and finals were the next morning, done by 3:30 or so. It was one of the best/smooth auditions I’ve taken.
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby bort » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:57 pm

Ok, I'll be that guy...

What makes/models of tubas were used by those 6 players?
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby Steginkt » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:27 pm

Conrad Shaw uses a 6/4 custom made Nirschl York.
Yamaha Xeno YSL-8820
Willson 3400 Eb
Lyon and Healy Sousaphone
5/4 Rudolf Meinl CC
Wessex trumpet
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby Seth Horner » Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:53 pm

Nirschl, Yamayork, 6450, 2 6/4 Eastmans and a 2165
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Re: Utah Symphony Orchestra

Postby Jim Andrus » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:17 pm

2165 for CC, 2250 for F (for sale).
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