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Auditions

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.

Live Audition Process

LIVE AUDITIONS

For live auditions, applicants are required to submit their application by Monday November 18, 2019.

2019-20 Season Auditions: NOVEMBER 21, 2019 5:30pm

Please register for an audition below:

RECORDED VIDEO AUDITIONS

For video auditions, applicants are also required to submit their application by Monday November 18th, 2019 and video recording by Wednesday, NOVEMBER 20, 2019.

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

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.

 
SUB POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN EVERY SECTION

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. Percussionists have no solo requirement, but will be expected to sightread.

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