Auditions – March 2019

General Information


Auditions for the following instruments will be held in March 2019:

SECTION VIOLIN (2 positions) – March 18, 2019


“Groups like the Princeton Symphony Orchestra give concerts as satisfying as any, and you don’t need refined big-city ears to know that. A good performance… is something you feel in your gut.” – David Patrick Stearns, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Led by Music Director Rossen Milanov, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra is an outstanding regional orchestra performing six Classical Series subscription programs each year. A typical season also includes two pops concerts and a number of educational programs. Performances are in beautiful Richardson Auditorium on the Princeton University campus. All rehearsals and performances are accessible by train from Manhattan or Philadelphia.

Based on a review of resumes received, a limited number of highly qualified candidates will be invited to the live audition. IMPORTANTIf you do not currently live in the metropolitan tri-state area, or have a prior commitment bringing you to the area, your resume may be excluded from consideration.

Click here to read the 2018-19 service schedule and pay scale. The current attendance requirement for rostered players is 62% of the subscription concerts over any two-year period.

Section Violin Auditions

Preliminary and final rounds: Monday, March 18, 2019

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra tunes to A = 440

Click here for required repertoire.

Principal Clarinet Auditions

Preliminary and final rounds: Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra tunes to A=440

Check here for required repertoire.


To apply, please fill out the application form HERE and also email a ONE-PAGE resume to the appropriate address below.  You must complete both steps in order to be considered for the audition. Your materials are due on or before February 18th, 2019.

Please be sure that your NAME, INSTRUMENT, and EMAIL address are all printed on your ONE-PAGE resume.

You will be notified no later than February 22nd as to the disposition of your application. Once invited, you will be asked to make a deposit which will confirm and reserve your audition time.

Do not e-mail or telephone the PSO office. You are welcome to direct inquiries to: Jerry Bryant, Audition Coordinator, at the above e-mail addresses.

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.