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David Robertson, Music Director

Announces auditions for the following position:



Position effective August 29, 2016 or per the mutual agreement of the St. Louis Symphony and the winning candidate.

One-page resume must be received on or before February 12, 2016
Preliminary, semi-final and final auditions: May 1-3, 2016 (exact schedule of rounds to be determined)

Contrabassoon audition repertoire list and position details (v2 as of 2/22/16)

Please note that correspondence is primarily by email. Be sure to include an email address on your resume.

The application, music excerpts, and additional information will be sent to candidates once the resume deadline passes. No repertoire will be given over the phone or via email. The Audition Committee of the St. Louis Symphony reserves the right to dismiss any candidate not meeting the highest standards.

Send one-page resume by email, mail, or fax to:

Powell Hall
718 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63103-1011
email: auditions@stlsymphony.org
fax: 314-544-7089
phone: 314-286-4489


Auditions for Extra Violin and Extra Horn will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016
Violins approximately 9:30am-1:30pm; Horns approximately 2:30-5:30pm

Note that auditions times will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis after receipt of all required materials (application form, one-page resume, and $100 deposit check). The deadline for receipt of all materials is on or before April 8, 2016. The audition repertoire list and application form are in the PDF files linked below.

Extra Violin Audition Information 2016 (v2 REVISED as of 3/21/16)

Extra Horn Audition Infomration 2016

Extra Musician auditions are for people who would like to be considered when an additional or replacement musician. This is NOT an audition for a regular, full time position, or a guarantee of any work at all. Passing the audition means your name will be included in our pool of Extra Musicians.  Note that music will NOT be provided for this audition, candidates must provide their own music.


Please check back for updates on future auditions.

For general information regarding auditions, please email auditions (preferred) or call 314-286-4489.

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