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Auditions

Orchestra Auditions

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

Click to view Third Horn Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Thursday, February 29
Audition date: Sunday, March 17

Click to view Principal Bassoon Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Thursday, February 29
Audition date: Sunday, March 17

Click to view Principal Second Violin Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Monday, April 4
Audition date: Sunday, April 21

Click to view Principal Viola / Assistant Principal Viola Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Monday, April 4
Audition date: Sunday, April 21

Click to view Assistant Concertmaster Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Monday, April 4
Audition date: Sunday, April 21

Click to view Section Cello Audition Repertoire (2 openings)
Application deadline: Thursday, May 2
Audition date: Sunday, May 19

Click to view Section Viola Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Thursday, May 2
Audition date: Sunday, May 19

Click to view Section First Violin / Section Second Violin Audition Repertoire
Application deadline: Thursday, May 2
Audition date: Sunday, May 19

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.

  • 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 on the day of auditions to determine the 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:
Andrea Molina
Peoria Symphony Orchestra
101 State Street
Peoria, IL 61602
or email to amolina@peoriasymphony.org

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