Auditions

Philadelphia Sinfonia Association accepts musicians by audition. 

Auditions for the 2018-19 season are by appointment.
New Audition Dates for needed instruments are now open!
Contact us with any questions about audition requirements or about the orchestras.

AUDITION DATES:
Saturday October 20
Saturday October 27

There is no fee to audition. Click here to download an information packet about our program.

Instrumental openings include:
PS: particular need for VIOLA, BASS, and LOW BRASS (trombone, bass trombone, tuba);
PSP: limited openings in all sections except flute

Email: info@philadelphiasinfonia.com
Phone: 215-351-0363

Auditions will be held at:

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
19 S. Tenth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Applicants should be prepared to:

--Play two contrasting  movements of a concerto or sonata without an accompanist
--"Contrasting" refers to one technical movement and one slower or musical movement
 --Percussionists should prepare an appropriate solo work / etude on snare drum and timpani (and mallet keyboard if possible)
--Perform major scales up to 4 flats and 4 sharps 
--Sight-read music provided at the audition
--Percussion and Harps: please prepare an orchestral excerpt of your choice