Auditions – July 2021

The following orchestra vacancies will be auditioned in July 2021:

Please click language for the position description (.pdf, will open in a new window)

Please click Audition Repertoire for the repertoire (.pdf, will open in a new window)

Principal Second Violin  English / Français     Principal Second Violin Repertoire

Section Violin  English / Français     Section Violin Repertoire

Principal Clarinet  English / Français    Principal Clarinet Repertoire

Section Trumpet  English / Français     Section Trumpet Repertoire

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the TBSO will be holding pre-recorded video auditions instead of live auditions in July as follows:

Monday July 19th – Principal Second Violin
Monday July 19th – Section Violin
Tuesday July 20th – Principal Clarinet (one season, possibly permanent)
Wednesday July 21st – Section Trumpet (one season, possibly permanent)

The basic procedure for the video audition is this:

  1. A qualified candidate may apply to audition, as per the advertisement.
  2. Specific instructions regarding which excerpts from the list to record, and in what order, will be sent out to the candidate.
  3. Once recorded, the candidate will submit the file (or private YouTube link).
  4. Since the audition is screened, the audition committee will only listen to the videos. The proctor will watch the video for authenticity, and to ensure that recording guidelines have been followed.
  5. Any candidates who pass the video audition will be offered a two-week trial period with the TBSO. This two-week trial period is effectively the “final round” of the audition. (it is unscreened since the candidate would be required to play in the orchestra.)

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