The LaPorte County Symphony (LCSO) and Music Director, Carolyn Watson, announce auditions for the 2021-2022 season. Auditions will take place August 31, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM at Bethany Lutheran Church located at 102 G Street, La Porte, IN.

The orchestra is seeking qualified musicians to fill the vacancies in the following positions:

  • Associate Principal
  • Viola
  • Principal Bass
  • Principal Flute
  • 2nd Bassoon
  • Percussion
  • Section Violin
  • Section Viola
  • Section Cello
  • Section Bass
  • Season Student Apprentices (2021-2022 School Year)

ALL Instruments are available to audition for subbing and/or future LCSO opportunities

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has a unique apprentice program, which places highly skilled high school students alongside seasoned professionals. These paid positions offer advanced and motivated students a chance to learn first-hand the discipline, motivation, character and musicianship necessary to perform at a professional level. A limited number of Student Apprentice positions are available.
Please contact the LCSO Personnel Manager, Morgan Sleeper ( for more information and availability.

The 2021-2022 season will feature a Children’s concert, three season subscription concerts and our Holiday at the Pops fundraiser.

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra offering contracts on an annual basis. All positions are paid. The 60-piece orchestra includes musicians from Michigan City, La Porte, Chesterton, Valparaiso, Merrillville, South Bend and Michigan.

Please click the following link to sign up for Auditions.   Audition Sign up

More information, including specific audition requirements may be attained by contacting Morgan Sleeper, personnel manager at