Become a Part of
The Boston Civic Symphony
Audition Dates: Boston Civic Symphony welcomes community members and students who are interested in playing with the orchestra. We typically hold auditions once a year in late August or early September. During the performance season, individual auditions can be scheduled on a case-by-case basis, depending on our need.
Rehearsals: Boston Civic Symphony rehearsals are normally on Monday evenings from 7:00-10:00pm, September through April. There is also a rehearsal on the Saturday afternoon before each concert (2:00-5:00pm) and on concert Sundays (11:00am-12:30pm).
The first full rehearsal of the 2022-2023 season will be September 12, 2022, 7:00-10:00pm.
Audition material consists of:
- A short solo, preferably from a concerto
- Two or three orchestral excerpts, preferably from our season’s program
Applicants will be heard by our audition committee, which often consists of the music director/conductor, and other section leaders.
Next Audition Date: Auditions for the 2022-2023 season will take place on Thursday, September 8, 2022 and Friday, September 9, 2022.
Current Openings: We will be auditioning for the following 2021-2022 season openings.
- 1st Oboe
- Principal viola
- Section violin
- Section viola
- Section cello
- Section bass
To Request an Audition: Applicants will be heard by our audition committee, which often consists of the music director/conductor, and other section leaders. To request an audition time, please e-mail the Personnel Manager.
Do you have some time to devote to the Boston Civic Symphony? We would welcome your involvement in our organization. Please reach out to our Executive Director. We look forward to hearing from you.