Orchestra Auditions

Audition Process for the Long Beach Symphony

A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to these auditions. We can only accept resumes for vacancies with scheduled auditions. The Audition Committee of the Long Beach Symphony reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidate not meeting the highest professional standards.

To apply, submit a one-page resume in Word or PDF format to: auds@LongBeachSymphony.org.

Please specify for which position you plan to audition on your resume in the email subject line.

Long Beach Symphony performs six Classical, five POPS! and one set of Educational Concerts per season.
The Long Beach Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer. The winning candidates will be required to show proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work.

Current Openings

Principal Percussion (Chair 1)

Section Percussion (Chairs 2 and 3)

Audition dates: Tuesday, June 4 – Friday, June 7, 2019

Principal and Section Percussion Excerpts (PDF)

*The preliminary round starts Tuesday, June 4.  The schedule of subsequent rounds immediately following preliminaries will be determined at auditions. Auditions will be held in Long Beach, CA

Resumés must be received by May 13, 2019.

Additional details emailed upon receipt of resume.

No phone calls, please. Repertoire information will not be given over the phone.

 Long Beach Symphony performs six Classical, five POPS and one set of Educational Concerts per season.

2019-20 Base Scale: Rehearsal $146/Performance $184

Principal: 150% of Scale