Auditions

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General Audition Information

The Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra (GGFSO) is a community orchestra based in Grand Forks, North Dakota that began performing in 1908.  GGFSO is only one in a handful of American orchestras older than 100 years.  The Symphony features local and regional musicians in performances of classical and modern symphony music.

The mission of the GGFSO puts excellence on stage to improve lives in Grand Forks and the surrounding region.  The intention of the Symphony is to excite, educate, and inspire audiences with the highest quality performances of the most beautiful music.

 

Compensation is based on a per-service rate.  Limited assistance with driving costs is available to musicians from outside the immediate area, board is not provided. 

All candidates must be US citizens, or be otherwise eligible for employment in the United States.

 

AUDITIONS

 

 

Live auditions will be held the afternoon of February 5, 2022 at the Hughes Fine Arts Center on the campus of the University of North Dakota. All applicants are required to register and submit a resume. Live auditions are preferred, but video recorded auditions will also be accepted. All applicants are required to submit a resume.

Please register for an audition below:

Thanks! Audition request received. Please email your resume and/or submit your video.

RECORDED VIDEO AUDITIONS

For video auditions, applicants are required to submit their application and video recordings.

Please see the Recording Information Pack for requirements when submitting a digital audition.

General Audition Repertoire:

Unless a specific solo is stated in the appropriate repertoire list below, each candidate should prepare a two-minute solo demonstrating lyrical and technical abilities, in addition to the excerpts. 

Repertoire lists:

Violin 1

Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Double Bass
Flute
Piccolo

Oboe
Clarinet
Bass Clarinet
Bassoon
Contrabassoon
Horn
Trumpet
Trombone
Bass Trombone
Tuba
Percussion

Harp
If there is no link provided, please write to personnel@ggfso.org