How to Audition

CONCERTMASTER AUDITIONS

Lakeview Orchestra is currently scheduling auditions for concertmaster. View the position description and application instructions here.

 

GENERAL AUDITIONS

Lakeview Orchestra is currently scheduling general auditions for our 2017-2018 season. Auditions will take place August 8 and 15, 2017, from 7:00PM - 9:30PM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (1218 W Addison).

Vacant Seats:

  • Violin (Section Player)
  • Viola (Section Player)
  • Cello (Section Player)
  • Double Bass (Section Player)
  • Trumpet (Utility)

We have no vacancies for woodwinds, horn or low brass at this time. Players of those instruments may complete the audition request form below to be added to the sub list.

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View Audition Excerpts

 

FAQs

When does Lakeview Orchestra rehearse?
Lakeview Orchestra rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:30pm, late August through early June. Additionally, one Monday evening rehearsal is scheduled the week of each concert. A detailed schedule for the 2017-2018 season will be available July 1, 2017.

What music is Lakeview Orchestra planning to play this season?
Our season program and repertoire list will be published online by July 1, 2017.

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, unless specifically requested in the excerpt list.

What if I need to cancel my audition?
You should send an email to audition@lakevieworchestra.org. 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 date. Will there be other opportunities to audition?
Yes. Additional audition dates will be scheduled throughout the 2017-2018 season. Please check this page again after the August auditions for additional information.