Applications are accepted continually and any openings in the orchestra will be filled by audition drawn from the most recent applications submitted. Applications are currently being accepted for upcoming Spring rounds of entrance auditions for our 2017-18 season with a deadline of August 1, 2017. Audition periods will begin after August 20 but likely not until the first weeks of September; specific dates for each instrument will not be set until after the deadline has passed and all applications have been received. Please do not make requests for specific audition dates.
Auditions periods for Youth Orchestra membership are held twice annually—in spring and early fall—and are open to musicians ages 12-20 who are prepared for a serious commitment to challenging repertoire and to the full rehearsal and concert schedule. Not all instrument groups will have audition availability during both audition periods. For more precise details, please check with us after each application deadline.
To request hard copies of audition excerpts:
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts
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