How to Audition

Lakeview Orchestra is currently scheduled auditions for our 2016/2017 Season.

Next Audition Date: March 28th, 2017: VIOLINS AND BASSISTS ONLY
Apply online by March 24th, 2017


View Audition Repertoire
In addition to the excerpts specified in the link above, auditions may include sight-reading.

Auditions will take place at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1218 W Addison, Chicago.

Frequently Asked Questions
When does Lakeview Orchestra rehearse?
Lakeview Orchestra rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:30pm. Additionally, one Monday evening rehearsal is scheduled the week of each concert. To view a complete rehearsal schedule for the 2016/2017 season, click here.

What music is Lakeview Orchestra planning to play this season?
Our season program and repertoire list will be published online by July 1.

What music should I prepare for my audition?
Please prepare the specified excerpts (see link above) for your instrument. You will also be asked to sight read at your audition. You do not need to prepare a solo or concerto.

What if I need to cancel my audition?
You should send an email to Failure to communicate your need to cancel in a timely fashion (no call, no show) will result in you being permanently barred from all future auditions.

I can’t make the audition on August 2. Will there be other opportunities to audition?
Yes. 2016/17 Auditions for Lakeview Orchestra will be held on the following dates:
             January 3, 2017 - applications due by December 30, 2016
             March 28, 2017 - applications due by March 24, 2017

Please direct any questions about auditions to