Symphony of the Southwest Auditions

The Symphony of the Southwest announces the following vacancies to be filled for the upcoming 2018-2019 season:

  •   2 first violin section positions @ $33.75 per service
  •   2 second violin section positions @ $33.75 per service
  •   1 viola section position @ $33.75 per service
  •   1 second flute/piccolo position @ $33.75 per service

Auditions will be held on Saturday, October 13, 20l8 at the

Grace United Methodist Church • 2024 E. University Drive • Mesa, AZ 85212

The following is a tentative schedule:

  • violins: 9:00 to 11:00 AM
  • Viola:  11:15 - 12:15 AM
  • Second flute/piccolo:  12:30 - 3:00 PM

Interested candidates must check the season's rehearsal and concert dates.  Winning candidates must commit to at least three of the four concert programs for the 2018-2019 season.

To download audition excerpts, click on the appropriate link below:

2018 - 2019 Schedule

Honoring American Composers

November 3, 2018

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM

The Most Wonderful Time

of the Year

December 8, 2018

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM

Mozart to Mendelssohn

February 16, 2019

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM

O Fortuna

March 23, 2019

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM


Winning candidates will play the 2018-2019 season on a probationary basis.  At the end of the season, the Music Director will decide whether or not to accept the musician as a member of the the orchestra.

If you prefer, you may mail your brief resume and $25 audition fee to:

Symphony of the Southwest • 2347 E. Stottler Drive • Gilbert, AZ  85296

Make checks payable to: Symphony of the Southwest.

If you have any questions about the auditions, please contact audition steward, Jamie Johnson at 602-741-3572.

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