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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 2019-2020 season will be September 16, 2019, 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 2019-2020 season will take place on Monday, September 9, and Tuesday, September 10.
Current Openings: We will be auditioning for the following 2019-2020 season openings.
- 2nd clarinet
- 3rd flute/piccolo
- Assistant horn
- Principal cello
- Assistant principal bass
- Section violin
- Section viola
- Section cello
- Section bass
- Sub positions for all sections
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.