The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, James Blachly, Music Director, announces auditions for the following open positions:

Flute 3/Piccolo

Bassoon 3/Contrabassoon


Bass Trombone

Principal Percussion


Section 1st Violin

Principal 2nd Violin

Section 2nd Violin

Principal Viola

Section Viola

Section Cello

Section Bass

To apply to audition:

Fill out the online form here.

Auditions will consist of a concerto, excerpts, and may include sight-reading.  Excerpts will be posted by July 11th.

Note that applicants must be available to audition in Johnstown on the following date.  Please contact us with any questions.

Saturday, September 8:  Flute, Contrabassoon, Bass Trombone, and Percussion
Sunday September 16th:  Piano and Strings.  Specific times to be confirmed.

All auditions will be at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 450 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904.

Please note

  • The JSO tunes to A=440
  • No electronic devices will be allowed during the audition, including but not limited to tuners, metronomes, cell phones, and recording devices.