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LSO AUDITIONS

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There are no vacancies at this time.

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra. The LSO is a vibrant ensemble committed to providing opportunities for talented musicians. We are committed to anti-racist and anti-oppressive polices and practices in accordance with our mission to serve all members of our community. Membership in the LSO is by audition only. We embrace the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage all interested and qualified musicians to audition.

Auditions are typically held twice a year in the late summer and spring. Vacancies and auditions will be announced here.

Please direct questions to the LSO Personnel Manager, Michelle Rippey, orchpersonnel@loudounsymphony.org.

Loudoun Symphony Orchestra Announces

Vacancies for the 2023-2024 Season

Please note that participants in the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra must be at least 19 years of age. If you are interested in auditioning for the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra, click here.

Principal Viola (Compensation: $65 per service)

  • Exposition from a concerto of your choosing

  • Orchestral excerpts (download your excerpts here)

Principal Horn (Compensation: $65 per service)

  • Exposition from a concerto of your choosing

  • Orchestral excerpts (download your excerpts here)

Section Strings (Volunteer)

  • Violin I and Violin II - Download your excerpts here

  • Viola - Download your excerpts here

  • Cello - Download your excerpts here

  • Bass - Download your excerpts here

 
The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra performs 5-7 concerts per season. The average concert cycle includes 5 services. Rehearsals are generally on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10pm in Ashburn, VA.

Audition Details

Auditions will be held in late August. The date and location will be announced soon.


Please note that submission of an audition request does not guarantee an audition. Additional information will be sent to qualified candidates who are invited to audition following review of application information submitted below​.

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Participants in the Loudoun Symphony Orchestra must be at least 19 years of age. Check here to acknowledge that you meet this requirement.

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Please direct questions to the LSO Personnel Manager, Michelle Rippey, orchpersonnel@loudounsymphony.org.

The LSA provides equal employment opportunities to all members and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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