JOIN THE BSO

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual auditions on Sunday, September 15, 2019, by appointment. Interested parties are encouraged to please contact BSO Manager Pam Harlan if they would like to arrange an audition to join the BSO. Those auditioning must bring their completed application with them to their audition.

The BSO has current openings for bassoon, trumpet, violin, viola, bass, and oboe/English Horn.
Players of all other instruments are encouraged to audition for the substitute
musician list (especially horn and trombone).

Auditions are by appointment only at Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA), 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge Island. Musicians are requested to arrive 15 minutes ahead of their arranged appointment and look for signs to the warm-up and audition rooms. Those auditioning should prepare two contrasting works of their choice that display the depth of their musical sensitivity and range of technical ability. Come prepared to play a total of five-eight minutes of music. Sight-reading for all instruments will be requested; music will be provided on site. Those interested in auditioning for principal positions will be asked to prepare excerpts.

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra rehearses on Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts. See what’s ahead in the BSO’s enticing 2019 – 2020 four-concert classical season.

Music has always been at the heart of the BPA mission, and the organization’s commitment stands undiminished to this day. It has the backing of a well-organized Board and a thriving institution. It takes a lively community of volunteer musicians and listeners to make such a commitment sustainable, and BPA thanks the BSO musicians and audience members for their part in keeping the classical music program lively and growing. Please join us for the BSO’s 2019 - 2020 Season and celebrate the orchestra’s thriving contribution to the arts on Bainbridge Island.