Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Section Viola

Jaime Laredo, Music Director, announces auditions for SECTION VIOLA on SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

The VSO is a part-time, fully professional, per service orchestra.
Travel, per diem, and housing in master agreement.
2017/2018 rates: $ 130 performance – $ 40 rehearsal hour

2018/2019 Season Repertoire includes:
Bartok Piano Concerto No. 3, Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Brahms Symphony No. 4,
Iyer “Trouble” Violin Concerto, Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks, Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Audition application deadline:
September 1, 2018

Fill out the application form below and send with one-page resume to the following address, along with a $25 deposit check payable to “VSO.”
(Deposit checks will be returned at the audition; otherwise nonrefundable.)

Eleanor Long, Personnel Manager
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
2 Church Street, Suite 3B
Burlington, VT 05401-4457


All applicants should be prepared to demonstrate either U.S. citizenship or legal eligibility to accept employment, and must belong to the American Federation of Musicians.  The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, criminal conviction, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Application Form

Repertoire for September 20, 2018 Section Viola Audition (click here for PDF)

  • Concerto of your choice: mvt I
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5: mvt II (beginning to 10; 49-59; 98-106)
  • Brahms Symphony No. 4: mvt III (beginning to 1 after B; 125-139; H-I)
  • Brahms Symphony No. 4: mvt IV (beginning to D)
  • Mozart Symphony No. 35: mvt IV
  • Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo (beginning to D)
  • Strauss Don Juan (beginning to D)
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6: mvt I (beginning to 62)