Glasgow Chamber Orchestra

The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra is a charity registered in Scotland No SC022256

The Orchestra is affiliated to Making Music Scotland - Supporting & Championing Voluntary Music

Double Bass




French Horn




Violin excerpts

Beethoven - Symphony No 2 - 2nd Movement

Mendelssohn - Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream

Brahms - Haydn variations - Variation 1

Oboe excerpts

Brahms -
Violin Concerto
- 2nd movement

Mendelssohn - Symphony No 3
- 1st movement

Flute excerpts

Rossini -
William Tell Overture

Prelude A L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune

Bizet -
Intermezzo from Carmen Suite

Cello excerpts

Beethoven - Coriolan Overture

Beethoven - Symphony No 5
- 2nd Movement

Dvorak - Symphony No 8

- 4th Movement

List of Orchestral Extracts for Auditions

The following list of orchestral extracts is provided for prospective members.  Players are encouraged to use these where possible.  Other pieces may be substituted, but auditionees should always check that they are suitable before taking them to an audition. Please speak to the orchestra leader and/or section leader to confirm that they are acceptable.

Stravinsky - Pulcinella
- Gavotta

Cello - Beethoven Coriolan.jpg Cello - Beethoven Symph 5 Pt1.jpg Cello - Beethoven Symph 5 Pt2.jpg Cello - Dvorak Symph 8.jpg Flute - William Tell Overture.jpg Flute - Debussy Prelude a l'Apres Midi Pg1 small.jpg Flute - Debussy Prelude a l'Apres Midi Pg2 small.jpg Flute - Bizet Carmen Suite Intermezzo small.jpg violin - Beethoven Symph 2 movt 2 small.jpg violin - Brahms Haydn variations small.jpg violin - Mendelssohn_Midsummer.pdf Oboe - Brahms violin concerto small.jpg Oboe - Mendelssohn 3 small.jpg

Viola excerpts

Mozart -
Magic Flute Overture

Schonberg -
Transfigured Night - Sehr langsam (viola 1)

Grieg - Holberg Suite - Rigaudon (solo part)

Clarinet excerpts

Beethoven -
Symphony No 6 - movements 1 & 2

Schubert - Symphony No 8 -  movement 2 solo

Wagner - Siegfried

Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite - solos