The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra will conduct auditions for the string positions listed below in Bloomington, Indiana on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Auditions will be held in the Musical Arts Center on the campus of Indiana University, room TBA.

The following positions are available:

Assistant Concertmaster*                         Section Violin

Principal Second Violin*                           Section Viola

Asst Principal Second Violin*                  Section Cello

Principal Viola*                                          Section Bass

Principal Cello*

Assistant Principal Cello*


Musicians applying for the leadership positions will play in the section auditions on Saturday morning/afternoon as a first round. Those selected for the final round will return Saturday evening. Current OSO contract musicians wishing to apply for leadership positions should contact the Personnel Manager and they will be heard in the final round only.

Audition requirements and repertoire are available for download at:

Per service pay scales for the 2019-20 season are: Asst. Concertmaster $96.75, Principal $92.75, Asst Principal $80.75, Section $72.75. The orchestra pays gas reimbursement at a rate of $.18/mile with carpooling incentives and provides hotel accommodations (double occupancy) when services are scheduled on consecutive days.

The Owensboro Symphony is a regional orchestra that will perform five subscription concerts, three church chamber performances, and one summer pops concert during the 2019-20 season. 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: Ph. (270) 684-0661

*Those wishing to be considered for Asst Concertmaster/Principal /Asst Principal positions should note that on their application.

Deadline for all audition applications is Friday, August 16. No one will be allowed to audition without a resume.