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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 at orchpersonnel@loudounsymphony.org.

Loudoun Symphony Orchestra Announces

Vacancies for the 2024-2025 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 Horn (Compensation: $65 per service)

  • Exposition from a concerto of your choosing

  • Orchestral excerpts (download your excerpts here)

Principal Trumpet (Compensation: $65 per service)

  • Exposition from a concerto of your choosing

  • Orchestral excerpts (download your excerpts here)

Assistant Principal Second Violin (Compensation: $50 per service)

  • Exposition from a concerto of your choosing

  • Orchestral excerpts (download your excerpts here)

Section Strings: (Volunteer/uncompensated)

  • Violin - Download your excerpts here

  • Viola - Download your excerpts here

  • Cello - Download your excerpts here

  • Bass - Download your excerpts here

 

To arrange an audition, please complete the following information. The LSO personnel manager will then respond to your request. Any questions may be directed to orchpersonnel@loudounsymphony.org. All applications must be received by 5:00 PM on May 24.


The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra performs 5-7 concerts per season. The average concert cycle includes 6 services. Rehearsals are generally on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10 PM in Ashburn, VA.

Audition Details

Auditions for Principal Trumpet and Principal Horn will take place 7-10 PM on June 4 and auditions for Assistant Principal Second Violin and Section Strings will take place 7-10 PM on June 5.  The venue for both audition dates is the band room at Stone Bridge High School (43100 Hay Road, Ashburn, VA).


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 at 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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