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How to Audition for the CSO

Assistant Principal and Section Bass

Preliminary auditions: Scheduled for March 28, 31, April 4, 2022.

Final audition: Tentatively scheduled for April 11, 2022

Application deadline: February 4, 2022
Applications received after the above due date will not be considered.

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Applications received after the due date will not be considered.

Please note that those who apply earlier receive information earlier, and therefore have more choice of audition dates. For those who send their resume later, some dates may already be filled.

Employment date: Effective Immediately

Note: All audition candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral scores. Aside from rental only parts, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will not provide copies of any excerpts.

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CSO Audition Form
CSO Audition Form
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