Auditions

Bremerton Symphony Orchestra

stringsWe invite local and regional musicians with experience to join the oldest performing arts ensemble in Kitsap County as we begin our 76th season of bringing West Sound communities together sharing a passion for great orchestral music. Bremerton Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for new members on August 30, and as required during the concert season. Applicants should be prepared to perform two minutes of a solo piece (or one minute each of two contrasting solo pieces) and orchestral excerpts. Musicians are requested to arrive 15 minutes ahead of the appointed time. Warm-up rooms will be available. To schedule an audition please contact Personnel Manager Mr. Gary Dahl by e-mail or phone at (360) 536-2038. Prospective musicians should download and review Bremerton Symphony Orchestra’s season schedule

Audition Materials

Violin 1 – PDF
Violin 2 – PDF
Viola – PDF
Cello – PDF
Bass – PDF
Flute – PDF
Clarinet – PDF
Oboe – PDF
Bass Clarinet – PDF
Bassoon – PDF
Horn – PDF
Trumpet – PDF – PDFPDF – PDF – PDF – PDF – PDF

Trombone- PDFPDF – PDF– PDF –  PDFPDF PDF (Optional)

Concertmaster Auditions
Musicians interested in auditioning for the role of concertmaster should please prepare the below selections:
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade 4 excerpts
Beethoven: Symphony no. 9, Mvmnt 2, Scherzo
Brahms Symphony No. 1, 2 excerpts
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4, Finale
Mozart: Symphony No. 39, 1 excerpts
Strauss: Don Juan, Opening
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Bremerton Symphony Chorale 


October symphony 260We invite you to join our Chorale! Bremerton Symphony Chorale, an all-volunteer chorus under music direction of Ms. LeeAnne Campos, will hold auditions in September . Experienced musicians with sight-reading capability, of all voice types (SATB), are encouraged to set up a 10-minute audition time by calling the Bremerton Symphony office at (360) 373-1722 or e-mail with “BSC Auditions” as the subject line.
 
 

Bremerton Symphony Chorale rehearsals take place Tuesday evenings beginning in September, at Saint Paul’s Church, from 6-9:15PM, with some variation. Bremerton Symphony Chorale performs with Bremerton Symphony Orchestra in several productions during the season.

 

Bremerton Youth Symphony 

DSC_0059editBremerton Youth Symphony placement auditions take place on September 16, at Saint Paul’s Church. Students must submit registration paperwork by September 10. Our Bremerton Youth Symphony mission is engage youth of Greater Kitsap County in orchestral and ensemble experiences marked by educational excellence. Our youth musicians range from age ten to eighteen. Participating youth explore orchestral and ensemble music with future friends and community members, and develop greater proficiency, stage presence, teamwork, and increased abilities to focus and problem solve. Bremerton Youth Symphony offers a range of symphonic groups and a jazz ensemble. Registration for fall 2018 is open – submit paperwork (PDFs below) and contact us to be added to the placement audition sign-up list. Audition times will be assigned by instrument and age group, and will be announced a week prior to auditions.

2018-19 Registration Forms

BYS Registration 2018-19 (PDF)
BYJE Registration 2018-19 (PDF)
APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP 18-19 (PDF)

2018-19 Audition Materials

Symphony – StringsWinds/Brass/Percussion
Orchestra –  Strings, Winds/Brass/Percussion
Jazz Ensemble- Jazz Ensemble Grades 6-8, Jazz Ensemble Grades 9-12

Call (360) 373-1722 if you have questions about which piece to play for your audition!all if you have questions about which piece to play for your audition!