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.
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
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