The Philadelphia Orchestra announces auditions for the following position:

Section 2nd Violin

(multiple positions may be offered)

Preliminary/Semifinal auditions: February 27–March 5, 2023

Final auditions to take place on April 1, 2023

Employment will begin based on the winner’s availability and The Philadelphia Orchestra schedule.

Candidates advancing to the final round of our auditions will be considered for our substitute list.

Application materials are listed below. 

Audition Repertoire (Updated Feb. 1)

Please check back frequently as repertoire is subject to change.


Complete audition information will be e-mailed after January 9, 2023.

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