About PSO

Auditions

Orchestra Auditions

Thank you for your interest in the PSO. We are currently looking to fill a number of positions.

Principal Flute

Deadline: September 7, 2024

Audition Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024

PSO Principal Flute Audition Packet

Principal Bassoon

Deadline: September 7, 2024

Audition Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024

PSO Principal Bassoon Audition Packet

Oboe 3/English Horn

Deadline: September 7, 2024

Audition Date: Saturday, September 21, 2024

PSO Oboe 3 and EH Audition Packet

Acting Principal Horn (1 year)

Deadline: September 8, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 22, 2024

PSO Acting Principal Horn Audition Packet

Horn 2

Deadline: September 8, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 22, 2024

PSO Horn 2 Audition Packet

Trumpet 3

Deadline: September 8, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 22, 2024

PSO Trumpet 3 Audition Packet

Principal Viola

Deadline: September 14, 2024

Audition Date: Saturday, September 28, 2024

Principal Viola Audition Packet

Acting Principal Cello (1 year)

Deadline: September 14, 2024

Audition Date: Saturday, September 28, 2024

PSO Acting Principal Cello Audition Packet

Assistant Concertmaster

Deadline: September 15, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 29, 2024

PSO Assistant Concertmaster Audition Packet

Principal Second Violin

Deadline: September 15, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 29, 2024

PSO Principal Second Audition Packet

Section First Violin (3 openings)

Deadline: September 15, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 29, 2024

PSO Section First Audition Packet

Section Second Violin (3 openings)

Deadline: September 15, 2024

Audition Date: Sunday, September 29, 2024

PSO Section Violin 2 Audition Packet

For all Applications

Please 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.

  • 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 time will be sent one week 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:
Andrea Molina
Peoria Symphony Orchestra
101 State Street
Peoria, IL 61602
or email to andrea@peoriasymphony.org

 

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