The LaPorte County Symphony (LCSO) and Interim Music Director, Charles Steck, announce auditions for the 2020-2021 season. Auditions will take place October 6th, 2020 from 6:00 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:

  • Principal Bass
  • Percussion
  • Section Violin
  • Section Cello
  • Season Student Apprentices (2020-2021 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 along side 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 2020-2021 season will feature  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 and mileage is paid for non-La Porte County residents. 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.

2020-2021 LCSO Audition Sign Up