Auditions

Springfield MO Symphony Orchestra Auditions


The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Inc. announces auditions in the following positions for the 2021-2022 season:

• Principal Tuba
• Section Violin 1
• Section Violin 1 (1 year position)
• Section Viola (2 open positions)
• Section Cello
• Section Bass (1 year)
• Section Percussion
• Section Percussion (1 year position)


String auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Woodwind/Brass/Percussion auditions will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021

To receive an audition packet and secure an audition time, please send a one-page resume and a $25 refundable deposit (checks payable to Springfield Symphony) no later than August 25 to:

[email protected]

or by post mail to:

Springfield Symphony Orchestra
C/O Operations Manager
411 N. Sherman Parkway
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 864-6683

Candidates will receive their full deposit back upon arrival to the audition, or if cancellation is received one week prior to the audition date.

No repertoire will be given by telephone.

The audition committee of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to dismiss any candidate’s resume that does not meet qualified standards.

The SSO is a per service orchestra with approximately 40 services available each season.

Auditions for substitute positions will also be available on the dates listed above. Substitute candidates will secure an audition time for the date that corresponds to their instrument or submit a recorded video of audition materials. For further information on auditions, please contact the Operations Manager at the email listed above.