Auditions 2023-2024 Season
Only the highest quality applicants will be accepted for this audition.
The Plano Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra. Approximately 40+ services are planned for the year beginning September 14, 2023. Per service rates are $156.00/service for Principal & $131.00/service for Section. All applicants must demonstrate U.S. Citizenship or legal eligibility to accept employment with the Plano Symphony Orchestra.
At this time, PSO will only be auditioning for the above positions.
Auditions to be held:
Saturday, September 9, 2023
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Christ UMC, 3101 Coit Road, Plano Texas 75075
To be considered for an invitation to audition for an available position please e-mail a one-page resume to:
Jim Gasewicz, Personnel Manager at: email@example.com
PSO does not supply music/excerpts.
Plano Symphony Orchestra’s General Audition Procedures & Audition Repertoire
Applications due on or before: September 1, 2023
Candidates are required to send a one-page resume.
Selected candidates will be notified with an audition time by Jim Gasewicz, Personnel Manager.
The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest artistic standards.
Solo of candidate’s choice
Violin (first violin part and top part if divisi):
R. Strauss Don Juan (first page)
CHOOSE TWO of the following excerpts:
Brahms Symphony No. 4 Last Movement (Allegro energico) bars 33-80
Mendelssohn Scherzo from Midsummer Night’s Dream, beginning to downbeat of bar 99 (7 after Letter D)
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 “Italian” (first movement, ms. 1 to 110)
Mozart Symphony No. 39 (2nd movement), beginning to downbeat of bar 38 (no repeats)
Mozart Overture to Marriage of Figaro, beginning through bar 58 (beginning to Letter A)
Prokofiev Classical Symphony, 1st movement, beginning through bar 61 (4th bar of Letter E or Rehearsal No. 8)
Smetana Bartered Bride Overture, beginning to downbeat of bar 53