About PSO


Orchestra Auditions

Assistant Principal Cello
Section Cello

Audition date: October 29
Application deadline: October 12
Click here for ALL Cello repertoire.

Assistant Principal Viola
Section Viola

Audition date: October 30
Application deadline: October 12
Click here for ALL Viola repertoire.

Principal Oboe
Audition date: November 6
Application deadline: October 19
Click here for Oboe repertoire.

Assistant Concertmaster
Section Violin 1

Audition date: November 20
Application deadline: November 2
Click here for ALL Violin repertoire.

 For all Applications, send to Peoria Symphony Orchestra, 101 State Street, Peoria, IL 61602

  • One-page Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • $40 refundable application fee – checks made payable to Peoria Symphony Orchestra

 All application materials must be received at the PSO offices by the application deadline.

  • Depending on the number of applicants a resume round may be necessary.
  • The first live round will be behind a screen.
  • The $40 application fee will be refunded upon audition appearance. Deposits are forfeited if you cancel once audition invitations have been sent.
  •  A lottery will be drawn on the day of auditions to determine the audition order.
  • Location details and check-in times will be sent two weeks prior to the audition.
  • Upon receiving your resume and deposit, all subsequent correspondence will be sent via email. Please remember to include your email address on your resume.
  • The Peoria Symphony Orchestra is a per-service orchestra.

For questions about the audition process, reach out to:
Michelle Seibert, Artistic Operations Manager

Substitute List

You may send us a resume at any time to be considered for the PSO substitute player list. Please send a PDF labeled with your name and instrument.

Please send to:
Michelle Seibert
Peoria Symphony Orchestra
101 State Street
Peoria, IL 61602
or email to PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org

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