St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Stéphane Denève, Music Director

Announces auditions for the following positions:  

Application Deadline: October 8, 2021
Preliminary Interviews: November 1, 2, & 3, 2021
Final Interviews: January 6 or January 16, 2022
Position Information

Principal Tuba
Application Deadline: October 31, 2021
Rescheduled Preliminary auditions: January 10, 2022
Rescheduled Semi-Final auditions: February 7, 2022
Rescheduled Final auditions: February 7, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire--Updated 8/27/2021

Principal Flute
Application Deadline: November 30, 2021
Preliminary auditions: January 31, February 13, & February 14, 2022
Semi-Final auditions: March 7, 2022
Final auditions: March 7, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire List--Updated 11/12/2021

Associate Principal Timpani/Section Percussion
Application Form
Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Preliminary auditions: February 27, February 28, & March 1, 2022
Semi-Final auditions: April 25, 2022
Final auditions: April 26, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire List


No future auditions are planned at this time.

For general information regarding auditions, please email auditions (preferred) or call 314-286-4489.

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The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is proud to support The National Alliance of Audition Support (NAAS) as an Orchestra Partner. NAAS is an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition reviews. Learn more at