Area musicians who would like to join the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra for the 2017/18 concert season are invited to audition on Thursday, June 29th for PSO Music Director and Conductor, Michael Newnham. Pre-scheduled auditions will be held at the PSO office in Peterborough (159 King St. – Suite 200), beginning at 7:30pm.
In order to audition, musicians must reserve a June 29th timeslot by calling the PSO at 705.742.1992 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Musicians will receive further details about what to prepare for the auditions at the time of reservation.
PSO violinist Jana Farell (photo by Wayne Eardley)
LEVEL OF EXPERTISE REQUIRED FOR AUDITIONS
Musicians auditioning for the PSO should be capable of performing at a level equivalent to Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 7, and be available during the performance season to practice their individual part and attend rehearsals with the orchestra to present a series of exciting concerts. The PSO’s soon to be announced 2017/18 concert season will run from November 2017 through May 2018.
Currently, the PSO is comprised of 40 volunteer musicians and professional string section leaders. They enjoy the camaraderie of the group, the chance to develop their musical talents in an ensemble atmosphere, and the challenge and thrill of playing great music together on the Peterborough stage for a dedicated and supportive audience base.