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Symphony in C

Performing at Rutgers-Camden
Center for the Arts

Mailing Address:
PO Box 8610
Collingswood, NJ  08108

Administrative and Box Office:
576 Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Telephone: (856) 240-1503
Facsimile: (856) 240-1519

Stilian Kirov, Music Director
Pamela Brant, President

Auditions

Symphony in C, formerly the Haddonfield Symphony

Stilian Kirov, Music Director
Announces Auditions for vacancies commencing in the 2016-17 Season

At this point, all auditions have been scheduled for 2016 auditions and there are no spots available on any date.  If you were not scheduled a time, we were not able to fit you in.  We apologize for any inconvenience, but please check back for openings next season.

For those who were assigned an audition time, auditions will be held on:

Thursday, September 8, 2016; 10am-3:15pm; 4:28pm-7pm 
STRINGS, WINDS, BRASS
The Curtis Institute of Music - Lenfest Hall (New Building)
1616 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Auditions in Gould Rehearsal Hall (2nd floor)
look for signage for available warm-up rooms

Thursday, September 8, 2016; 3:20pm-4:28pm 
PERCUSSION
The Curtis Institute of Music - Lenfest Hall
1616 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Auditions in Curtis Percussion Studio (2nd floor)
There will not be a dedicated warm-up room for percussion - you will be given a moment to prepare yourself before your audition begins. Sorry for any inconvenience.

http://www.curtis.edu/about-curtis/facilities/lenfest-hall/

Friday, September 9, 2016; 9:56am-3:08pm; 4:28pm-7pm 
STRINGS, WINDS, BRASS
The Curtis Institute of Music - Original Building
1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Auditions in Field Concert Hall (1st floor)
look for signage for available warm-up rooms

Friday, September 9, 2016; 3:24pm-4:20pm 
PERCUSSION

Lenfest Hall - Percussion Studio (2nd floor - see attached floor plan)
1616 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Auditions in Curtis Percussion Studio (2nd floor)
There will not be a dedicated warm-up room for percussion - you will be given a moment to prepare yourself before your audition begins.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Sunday, September 11, 2016; 9am-9:08pm 
STRINGS, WINDS, BRASS - NO PERCUSSION
Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027
Auditions in Room 329
Warm-Up Rooms 323, 324, and 325 
(all located on 2nd Floor)

Look for signage and ask security for help finding your way if you are unsure.

Application Deadline: Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Symphony in C is a Professional Development Orchestra serving aspiring orchestral musicians in the Greater Philadelphia region, New Jersey, and New York City. The Symphony provides concert performance opportunities, professional development experiences, and educational programs.

The base pay scale for the 2016-17 season will be $85 for rehearsal; $51 for sound check prior to a performance and $116 per concert service. Musicians are paid on a per service basis.

  • Five Season Concerts per year, as well as other performance opportunities.
  • Concerts for Young People concert services (two 45-minute concerts per service).
  • Education and Community Engagement opportunities
  • Professional Development Seminars and Workshops

Openings are currently available for the following as of 8/17/16:

  • Co-Concertmaster 
  • Associate Concertmaster (2nd / 3rd chair - rotating) Two Openings
  • Associate Principal 2nd Violin (2nd chair)
  • Section Violin
  • Associate Principal Viola
  • Section Cello 
  • Section Double Bass
  • Principal Flute
  • Flute III/Piccolo
  • Oboe II
  • Principal Trumpet
  • Trumpet II
  • Trombone II
  • Bass Trombone
  • Principal Tuba
  • Principal Percussion
  • All sections: Substitute list players

Auditions are open to students pursuing a degree at a college, university, or conservatory and recent graduates. To apply, mail or e-mail resume in addition to audition time preference (Thurs., Fri., Sun.) to address below. We will try to accommodate your request, but can make no guarantee. (Please note that the Sunday auditions will be held at Manhattan School of Music)

Please note that Percussion auditons will only be held in Philadelphia, not in NYC due to space limitations and use of instruments.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Audition repertoire:
Strings- Two contrasting solo compositions (or movements) of your choice - J.S. Bach is preferred for one of the choices; no orchestra excerpts required.
Winds and Brass- One solo composition and three contrasting excerpts of your choice.
Percussion- 
one two-mallet work on marimba or xylophone
one four-mallet work on marimba
two studies on snare drum—classical and rudimental.

Accompaniment is not required for the auditions.  If you choose to play a concerto or sonata, please play the work(s) unaccompanied.

To request an audition time/date, please email resume to: 
auditions@symphonyinc.org 

Joseph Hart, Vice President of Artistic Operations

Symphony in C
PO Box 8610
Collingswood, NJ 08108
 
P: 856-963-6683
F: 856-240-1519