Symphony of the Southwest Auditions

The Symphony of the Southwest announces the following vacancies to be filled for the upcoming 2022-2023 season:

  •   1 first violin section position @ $33.75 per service
  •    Principal second violin position @ $42 per service
  •   1 second violin section positions @ $33.75 per service
  •   1 viola section positions @ $33.75 per service
  •   3 cello section positions @ $33.75 per service
  •   Principal bass @ $42 per service

Interested candidates must check the season's rehearsal and concert dates.  Principal players accepted must commit to all four concert.  Section players must commit to at least three of the four concert programs for the 2022-2023  season.

To download audition excerpts, click on the appropriate link below:

Winning candidates will play the 2022-2023 season on a probationary basis.  At the end of the season, the Music Director will decide whether or not to accept the musician as a member of the the orchestra.

2022-2023 Schedule


October 29, 2022

Side-by-Side with

Youth Sympony of the Southwest

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM


December 10, 2022

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM


February 18. 2023

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM


April 1, 2023

Mesa Arts Center - 7:30 PM


If you have any questions about the auditions, please contact Kathi Roark at 602-741-7004

If you prefer, you may mail your contact information and the $25 audition fee to:

Symphony of the Southwest • 2109 E. Greenway Dr • Tempe, AZ  85282

Make checks payable to: Symphony of the Southwest.

Audition Application Form

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