Auditions

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
--Varied and challenging musical repertoire

Auditions for the 2018-19 season are by appointment.
Registration will be open in early 2018 - check back to schedule your audition.
Contact us with any questions about audition requirement or the orchestras.

Audition Dates:
Saturday May 26, 2018
Sunday May 27, 2018
Saturday June 2, 2018
Sunday June 3, 2018

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

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)
--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