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2022-2023 Season Orchestra Audition Announcement

for the following vacancies:

SECTION VIOLIN I
PRINCIPAL VIOLIN II
SECTION VIOLIN II
SECTION VIOLA
SECTION CELLO
SECTION BASS

OBOE III/UTILITY
CLARINET II
SECTION PERCUSSION

Audition Date:

August 27, 2022 

Auditions will be held at:
Western Piedmont Symphony Offices at the SALT Block in Hickory, NC

243 Third Avenue NE, Suite 1-N, Hickory, NC 28601

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating interest and a one-page résumé. Upon email receipt of these materials by WPS Personnel Manager, applicants will need to mail in a $25 check (check made payable to the Western Piedmont Symphony). This check is a deposit and will be returned upon completion of the audition process. Audition excerpts are linked below.

Current per service rates with the Western Piedmont Symphony are $75 for section and $85 for Principal. The 2022-2023 season is approximately 30-35 services

Cover letter, résumé, and application fee must be received by the WPS Personnel Manager by August 5, 2022.

Please email a cover letter and one-page résumé to:

David Allen, WPS Personnel Manager
Email: [email protected] 

The Western Piedmont Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an employer with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment in the workplace.

Western Piedmont Symphony
243 3rd Ave NE, #1N
Hickory, NC  28601
Phone: 828-324-8603