Auditions for 2023-2024 Season

Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Auditions for 2023-2024 Season

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc announces auditions for the following positions in the 2023-2024 performance season:

  • Principal Violin 2
  • Assistant Principal Violin 2
  • Section Violin 2
  • Assistant Principal Viola
  • Principal Cello (1 year position)
  • Section Cello
  • Assistant Principal Bass
  • Section Bass (2 position)
  • 3rd Flute/Piccolo
  • 3rd Trombone/Bass Trombone
  • Principal Timpani
  • String auditions will be held the evening of Tuesday August 29, 2023.

Woodwind/Brass/Percussion auditions will be held the evening of Wednesday August 30, 2023.

To receive an audition packet and secure an audition time, please send a one-page resume and a $25 refundable deposit via credit card no later than August25 to:

Candidates will receive their full deposit back upon arrival at the audition, or if cancellation is received one week prior to the audition date.

No repertoire will be given by telephone.

The audition committee of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss any candidate’s resume that does not meet qualified standards.

The SSO is a per service orchestra with approximately 40 services available each season. Mileage and lodging are provided when applicable.

Audition for substitute positions will be available on the dates listed above in which candidates will secure an audition time for the date that corresponds to their instrument group.

Substitute candidates may choose to send an uncut recorded video of audition materials at any time during the year for on-call consideration.

For further information on auditions, please contact the operations manager at the email address listed above.