2020 Auditions

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra will conduct auditions for the contract positions listed below on Friday, October 9. Auditions will be held onstage at RiverPark Center in Owensboro. 

Please note: these auditions will follow all Kentucky state and county guidelines in effect at the time of the auditions with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific requirements will be emailed to applicants the week prior to the auditions.

The following positions are available:

  • Principal Flute
  • Second Flute/Piccolo/Asst Principal Flute
  • Second Trombone

NOTE: The Principal Flute and Second Flute/Piccolo/Asst Principal positions will be heard in a single audition. Click on the audition requirements link below for more information.

Audition requirements, repertoire and current 2020-21 concert programming flyer are available for download at: 


Per-service pay scales are: Principal $101.75, Section $84.75. The orchestra pays gas reimbursement at a rate of $.20/mile with carpooling incentives and provides hotel accommodations (double occupancy) when services are scheduled on consecutive days.

The Owensboro Symphony is a regional orchestra, whose typical season includes five subscription concerts, three church chamber performances, and one summer pops concert. While the 2020-21 schedule has been revised as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the original programming and schedule for this season has been included in the above link FYI. The Owensboro Symphony also sponsors two Youth Orchestras and a 120 voice chorus.

Interested musicians should send an educational/professional resume (.doc/pdf.) to:

Gregory Olson, Personnel Manager

E-mail: gjolson@roadrunner.com Ph. (270) 684-0661

Deadline for all audition applications is Friday, September 25, 2020. Following resume review, qualified applicants will be invited to audition during the week of September 31.