Auditions for open string positions will take place on October 14 at 7:00 pm in Pittsburgh, and October 15 at 6:30 pm in Johnstown.

To apply to audition fill out the online form here.

Auditions will consist of a concerto, excerpts, and may include sight-reading.  Click here for the specific requirements and excerpt list for each instrument.  In the unlikely event of any changes to the required excerpts, please consult this page for updates to this list. Anyone who has signed up for an audition will be notified directly if any changes are made.

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

September 24th at Duquesne University and Carnegie Mellon University
September 25th at Penn State University
October 2nd at West Virginia University. 
Click here for the audition requirements and fill out the online form here.  Call the office for more information:  814-535-6738

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.