Musician Auditions in Bakersfield for Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra has announced open auditions for their 92nd season.

Fall 2023 Auditions

• Principal Viola
• Section Viola (two positions)
• 2nd Clarinet

• Principal Tuba
• 2nd and 3rd Horn


Bakersfield College
1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305


Bakersfield Symphony auditions are held blind behind the curtain.
BSO strives for transparency and provides equal opportunity for all musicians.

Auditions will be held for open chairs in the string, woodwind and brass sections at the Bakersfield College Theater on Sunday, Nov. 5 and Monday, Nov. 6, the orchestra said. Additionally, the orchestra will fill open positions for principal viola, principal tuba and section seats for viola, clarinet and French horn.

Apply by Sunday, October 15
$25 deposit required (refundable upon check-in)
For more info, see website at

The 2023-2024 concert season marks symphony conductor Stilian Kiro’s ninth season with the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra.


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