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New Musician Auditions

LCSO Announces Auditions for New Musicians, 2024-2025


The La Porte County Symphony (LCSO) and Music Director, Dr. Carolyn Watson, announce auditions for the 2024-2025 season. Auditions will take place Sept. 4th and 11th from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte, located at 307 Kingsbury Ave, La Porte, IN 46350.


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

  • Flute 2
  • Oboe 2
  • Principal Trumpet
  • Trumpet 3/Section Trumpet
  • Piano/Keyboard
  • Section Violin (seats available in Violin I and Violin II)
  • Associate Principal Violin II
  • Associate Principal Cello
  • Section Cello
  • Principal String Bass
  • ALL instruments are available to audition for subbing opportunities


The 2024-2025 season will feature seven performances: four mainstage classical subscription concerts as well as the Hoosier Star Fundraiser, Children’s Education Concerts, 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.


Please click on the button below to register for auditions.


Audition Requirements for all musicians:

  • One solo with two contrasting movements or two contrasting solos from the standard repertoire
  • Two standard orchestral excerpts for your instrument


For more information or questions please contact Elisabeth Waldburger, Personnel Manager, at