Auditions Include Strings, Woodwinds and Brass
Mark Russell Smith, Music Director and Conductor of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO), has announced auditions for the 2015-16 season. Audition application deadline is Monday, August 3, 2015.
Audition date for the following open positions is Sunday, August 16, 2015: first and second section violin, associate principal bass, string substitutes and fourth horn.
Audition date for English horn is Saturday, October 3.
Audition date for second bassoon is Saturday, November 7.
Applications to audition must be postmarked or emailed by Monday, August 3, 2015.
"The QCSO encourages musicians who would like to be a part of the continued history-making of this organization to audition for one of our openings. In addition to being part of an outstanding performing ensemble, our expanding education engagement programs offer musicians more opportunities to play, teach, and earn in the QC region," said Rich Stodd, Director of Orchestra Operations.
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is a per-service orchestra. Mail or email a one page resume and send a $50 deposit check payable to "QCSO", which will be returned at the audition, by Monday, August 3 to:
Rich Stodd, Director of Orchestra Operations
327 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52801
The QCSO's thrilling 101st season builds on the blockbuster 100 year anniversary celebration. The season begins with Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops on September 12, 2015.