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season student apprentice auditions

The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra is seeking advanced high school musicians to join the orchestra playing side by side professional musicians. Any student in grade 9-12 in good standing with your school’s band or orchestra program is invited to audition.

new musician auditions

LCSO is seeking qualified musicians for the 2022/23 season. Auditions will take place on September 13, 2022, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM at Bethany Lutheran Church located at 102 G Street, La Porte, IN. Please click below for more information on the vacancies.

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Our Music Director

Australian conductor Carolyn Watson has been based in the United States since 2013 during which time she has led performances with the Austin Symphony, Catskill Symphony, Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra, Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and World Youth Symphony Orchestra. Recruited internationally as Music Director of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, she won the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance with this ensemble, also collaborating with soloists including Mark O’Connor and Alexandre Tharaud during her tenure. Carolyn continues to enjoy an ongoing association with Interlochen as conducting faculty at Interlochen Arts Camp and for Interlochen Online.