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Orchestra Auditions

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Assistant Principal Cello
Section Cello
Application Deadline EXTENDED: September 14, 2021

All Cello Audition Repertoire

Sunday September 26, 2021
Principal Violin 2
Section Violin 1 and 2
Application Deadline EXTENDED: September 14, 2021

All Violin Audition Repertoire

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Assistant Principal Viola
Section Viola
Application Deadline: September 30, 2021

All Viola Audition Repertoire

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Assistant Principal Horn
Third Horn
Application Deadline: September 30, 2021

Assistant Principal Horn Audition Repertoire

Third Horn Audition Repertoire

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Oboe 2
Oboe 3/ English Horn
Application Deadline: October 27, 2021

All Oboe and English Horn 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 applications materials must be received at the PSO offices by the listed application deadline.

  • Depending on the number of applicants a resume round may be necessary.
  • First live round will be behind a screen.
  • The $40 application fee will be refunded upon audition appearance. Deposits are forfeited if you cancel after the audition application deadline.
  • A lottery will be drawn the day of auditions to determine audition order.
  • Location details and check-in time 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.

Questions: Michelle Seibert, Artistic Operations Manager PSOoperations@peoriasymphony.org


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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