2019-2020

MUSICIAN

AUDITIONS

Peter Dabrowski, Music Director / Conductor

According to the Policies and Procedures for the Valley Symphony Orchestra (VSO), all new musicians performing either as contracted or substitute musicians with the orchestra must audition prior to the season during a regularly scheduled audition. This audition will fill vacant positions in the orchestra and/or determine if a musician is added to the substitute list.

Audition Date:

Saturday, August 24, 2019

 

 

Audition Times:

1:00 - 5:00 PM, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

 

Audition Location:

UTRGV ORCHESTRA ROOM / STAGE

1201 W. UNIVERSITY DRIVE, EDINBURG

PERFORMING ARTS COMPLEX BUILDING

Available Vacancies:

Bass

Violin

Viola

2nd Trumpet

Cello

All sections - sub list

Music Excerpts:

Excerpts are marked in brackets.  Please follow tempo, dynamics and articulations penciled in each part. In addition, each participant must be prepared to play a solo of their choosing.

VIDEO AUDITION

Musicians auditioning for strings positions (permanent or sub list) and who are located more than 150 miles away may choose to submit an unedited video audition. Please perform the excerpts as noted in the audition PDFs and submit a link (Vimeo, Youtube, or platform of your choosing) of your recording and your resume to personnel@valleyorchestra.org no later than midnight Friday, August 23, 2019. Links only please - full video files may not be submitted. Please be sure your video is clear with acceptable audio. VSO may decline video auditions that are not of a reasonable audio or visual quality.

COMPENSATION

Section pay is $68/service (up to 5 services per concert cycle). VSO pays mileage for musicians traveling from 100 or more miles away, 50 cents/mile up to $150. VSO provides double occupancy hotel accommodations for musicians traveling from 100 or more miles away.

SCHEDULE

View the VSO rehearsal and performance calendar here.

To make an appointment, please click the button below. You will be asked to upload a PDF of your resume, please have it ready.

CONFIRMATION

You will receive your final audition appointment time and further audition details from Orchestra Personnel Manager Dr. Scott Roeder on or before Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION

Contact VSO Personnel Manager Scott Roeder at personnel@valleyorchestra.org with questions.

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