About PSO


Orchestra Auditions

Principal Horn

Audition date: September 29
Application deadline: September 12
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Principal Flute

Audition date: September 29
Application deadline: September 12
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Principal Trumpet
Second Trumpet

Audition date: October 27
Application deadline: October 10
Click for Principal repertoire
Click for Second repertoire


Assistant Concertmaster
Section Violin 1 and 2
Assistant Principal Cello
Section Cello

Audition date: November 17
Application deadline: October 31
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Click 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 applications materials must be received at the PSO offices by the 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 once audition invitations have been sent.
  • 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.



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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