New Musician Auditions

The LaPorte County Symphony (LCSO) and Music Director, Carolyn Watson, announce auditions for the 2022-2023 season. Auditions will take place September 13, 2022 from 7:30 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 Cello
  • Principal Bass
  • 2nd Bassoon
  • Percussion
  • Section Violin
  • Section Viola
  • Section Cello
  • Section Bass

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

The 2022-2023 season will feature seven performances comprising three mainstage subscription concerts, children’s education concerts, a side-by-side with LaPorte High School, a Hoosier Star Fundraiser and Holiday at the Pops.

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.

Audition Requirements:

  • Solo with contrasting movements or two contrasting pieces
  • two orchestral excerpts from standard orchestral repertoire,
  • sightreading.


For more information contact: 

Morgan Sleeper, Personnel Manager