Audition Process

1. Mandatory Audition Process and exceptions

The Animato Audition Process is mandatory for all new candidates who have not yet participated in an Animato Academy and Concert Tour.

The Ex-Animato Orchestra Members who have played in the string section are excluded from the Animato Audition Process. The Ex-Animato Orchestra Members who have been part of the woodwind or brass section will be informed individually about the further Audition Process depending on their instrument and past performance at the Animato Foudation Orchestra.

For candidates who are opting for a Lead position at the Animato Foundation Orchestra the Animato Audition Process is mandatory.

2. Audition deadline

The deadline to apply for Animato Academy & Tour 2020 is: 30.04.2020.

Only complete applications (detailed Interest Form, see under Admission) and uploaded video recording will be considered.

3. Audition repertoire

  • One movement of a major work for your instrument (2-4 minutes) (for example: 1. Mvmt of a classical concerto)
  • Orchestral excerpts* (as indicated on the list)
Download Animato excerpt list 2020

4. How to upload your video recording

Download Animato Video Audition Instruction

5. Audition results

The Artistic Director supported by the Artistic Advisor decides on the nomination as member of the Animato Foundation Orchestra 2020. The Animato Foundation will inform the candidate about the outcome within a month after the deadline.

The candidate may fall in one of the following three categories:

  • Admitted member of the Animato Foundation Orchestra 2020
  • Stand-by candidate for the official waiting list
  • Status of not being admitted to Animato Foundation Orchestra 2020