Springfield Symphony announces auditions for the 2017-18 season

Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Principal Oboe vacancy


Date:  June 30, 2017
For Immediate Release
Photos Available Upon Request

Contact:  Aleksis Zarins
Phone:  417.864.6683
Fax:  417.864.8967
411 N. Sherman Parkway
Springfield, MO 65802

Springfield Symphony announces auditions for the 2017-2018 season

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Symphony will hold auditions for the 2017-2018 season on Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday August 24, 2017.

The Symphony is looking to fill the following positions:  Principal Oboe, Principal Cello, Flute 3/Piccolo, and 1 Section First Violin. Please inquire about substitution list availability by calling the Symphony office at 417.864.6683.

Musicians interested in auditioning should send a one page resume along with a $25 refundable deposit to the Springfield Symphony office, 411 N. Sherman Parkway, Springfield, MO 65802, by Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

When an applicant’s deposit is received he or she will be sent an information packet for use in preparing for the audition, which includes the requirements for each instrument.  Applicants who are not present for the auditions automatically forfeit their deposits. No repertoire will be given over the phone.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a regional professional orchestra whose musicians will perform six classical and three pops concerts during the 2017-2018 season.  The season runs from September through May.  The Orchestra will also present a series of Young People’s Concerts and Ensembles-In-Schools outreach programs for elementary students during the season.

For more information on auditions, applicants may contact Aleksis Zarins, Operations Manager at 417.864.6683 or by email at operationsmanager@springfieldmosymphony.org.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional funding for all Springfield Symphony Orchestra programming is provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.  For more information, visit www.springfieldmosymphony.org or www.facebook.com/springfieldsymphony.