Orchestra Auditions

Woodwind/Brass: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – 3:00pm–6:00pm

Strings: Thursday, September 27, 2018 – 3:00pm–6:00pm

Application Form (due Wednesday, September 12, 2018)

Open Positions & Repertoire Lists

Section Violin

Section Viola

Section Bass

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the vacancies listed above. To reserve your audition appointment, please submit and postmark a resume, application, and $35 application fee (refundable upon arrival at audition time) no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to:

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra
Attn: Auditions
233 South 13th Street, Suite 1702
Lincoln, NE 68508

An audition schedule will be sent to all applicants after the application deadline.

If you desire to audition for a substitute position, please email renee@lincolnsymphony.com for a repertoire list and other information.

Young Artist Competition

Audition Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 5:00pm–7:00pm

Submit the following documents postmarked no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to:

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra
Attn: Young Artist Competition
233 South 13th Street, Suite 1702
Lincoln, NE 68508

  • An application
  • A sealed letter of recommendation from current or most recent instructor
  • $25 non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of piano score for LSO-provided accompanist and judges

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra invites young musicians to enter LSO’s 2018–19 Young Artist Competition. The winner will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the orchestra at LSO’s holiday concerts at the Lied Center. The winner also receives the title of LSO Young Artist Winner, a private rehearsal and coaching with LSO Resident Conductor, Dr. Tyler White, a $500 cash prize, and media exposure.

To be eligible, musicians must be 20 years old or younger on the day of the audition, must play an instrument, and participate in the audition, performing one movement of a concerto of their choice (ten-minute time limit). A piano accompanist will be provided for all auditioning musicians; no auditioning musicians may rehearse with the piano accompanist ahead of the audition.

If you have any questions, please email renee@lincolnsymphony.com for more information.

The LSO Young Artist Competition is funded in part by the J. Edmunds & Thelma D. Miller Fund at the Lincoln Community Foundation.