If you think this post is a going to be a cleverly disguised list of things you should actually be considering for your audition preparations-think again! I don’t use cheap writing tactics and clickbait headlines just to get your attention. If that’s all you think this is, stop reading already. Aha! Still here, I see.
Meet Hugo A. Valverde, the 22 year-old Costa Rican horn player who just won a second horn position with the Metropolitan Opera, one of the most highly regarded orchestra’s in the world. We talk to Hugo about his audition day, preparation methods and more!
Jake Fridkis, a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Yale School of Music, won his position with the Forth Worth Symphony just under a year ago. We ask Jake about his experience playing with the orchestra, his audition preparation process and the situation of the current strike.
Interview with Kelly Zimba, recent winner of the principal flute audition at the Toronto Symphony!
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