Auditions for 2022-23 are scheduled for September 10 and 11, 2022.

Vacancies for the 2022–2023 Season are:

Brass and Woodwind Section Positions:

Principal Bassoon

Trumpet Sub-list

Screened auditions to be held: 10:00 am – 12:30 p.m.  Saturday, September 10, 2022


Principal Positions:

Principal Bass

String Section Positions:
Section First & or Second Violin (2)
Section Viola (1)
Section Cello (1)

Screened auditions to be held:   1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 11, 2022.


All auditions held at Greaves Concert Hall, Campus of Northern Kentucky University, 1 Nunn Dr, Highland Heights, KY 41076  Get Directions

Starting per service pay is $85 for principal, $70 for section.  Additional openings in some sections for mileage stipend. (Subscription Programs — avg. 4-6 services)

For repertoire, time blocks by instrument  &  positions – click links below

Click here to download repetoire list for 2022-23 auditions – Strings.

Click here to download repetoire list for 2022-23 auditions – Trumpet (Sublist) and Woodwind

Complete orchestral parts for most public domain music can be found at the Petrucci on-line music library. Simply place IMSLP in your search engine and open the International Music Score Library Project and search by composer.

If you have further questions, please reach out to [email protected].

To reserve an audition slot, e-mail, fax or mail your resumé to the KSO:
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 72810
Newport, KY 41072
FAX: (859) 431-3097
e-mail : [email protected]
For more information call (859) 431-6216

Each auditionee is assigned an audition appearance number upon check-in at the audition (prior to the start of each instrument’s time block). Every applicant who sends in a resume will receive a confirmation email.