Philadelphia Sinfonia Association accepts musicians by audition. We offer:
--Full symphonic orchestra concerts (advanced and intermediate level)
--Chamber orchestra concerts
--Performances with professional soloists
--Artistic and community partnership opportunities
--Sectionals and Master Classes with Philadelphia Orchestra musicians and other top professionals
--Internal concerto competition (every other year)
--Varied and challenging musical repertoire
Auditions for the 2017-18 season are by appointment.
Please complete the registration below to request your audition. We will get back to you within a week.
We have limited openings in select sections, particularly viola, bassoon, horn, and trumpet.
Contact us for more details.
are by appointment, throughout September & October
There is no fee to audition. Click here to download an information packet about our program.
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)
--No applicant will play an entire concerto during the audition
--Perform major scales up to 4 flats and 4 sharps
--Sight-read music provided at the audition