2018/2019 LCSO Season Musician Auditions

Join us in 2018/2019 as we begin the search for our new Artistic Director. LCSO musicians will experience three guest conductors as they share their unique artistic styling, interpretations, and programming. LCSO musicians will provide valuable feedback on each guest to help inform the final decision.

August 28, 2018

7-9:45pm CDT

La Porte High School
602 F Street

Enter through door 15 

You can download audition requirements HERE or when you register

Open Positions:

  • Principal Second Violin
  • Principal Bass
  • Percussion
  • Section Violin
  • Section Viola
  • Season Student Apprentices (2018-19 School Year)
  • ALL Instruments Available for Subbing and/or Future LCSO Opportunities

All Positions are paid per service and include mileage compensation


Requirements (A List)

All applicants need to prepare a solo work (4-6”)

Be prepared to show contrasting styles within the work

All applicants need to prepare 2-3 short orchestral excerpts

All applicants will sight read

Please bring a musical resume or list of your orchestral experience


Student Apprentice Applicants

In addition to the “A” list of requirements:

Prepare scales up to 4 flats and sharps

1 octave for winds and brass

2 octaves for strings

Violin, Viola, and Cello should prepare at least one 3 octave scale


Strings Auditioning for Titled Chair

All applicants will be asked to play your choice of 4-5 excerpts (total) from standard orchestra