I remember doing a class on Richard Strauss's Don Juan with Boston Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Joseph Silverstein. A student came in just one beat late and he said, 'You've just lost the job!'' - London Philharmonic Orchestra leader Pieter Schoeman

Morgensterns in partnership with the Musicians' Union present a string audition masterclass on Don Juan at The Royal College of Music in London. On the panel are Pieter Schoeman; Judith Busbridge, co-principal viola, Royal Opera House; Timothy Walden, principal cello, Philharmonia Orchestra; and Graham Mitchell, principal double bass, English National Opera.

The students are Emily Mowbray and Molly Cockburn.

Listen to The Strad's panel discussion on surviving orchestral auditions and read our 10 tips for a successful orchestral audition.

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