Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Auditions

MSO Audition Information

Members of the Mankato Symphony are chosen by blind audition. The MSO plays 5 classical subscription concerts per season, plus 4-8 family chamber music educational concerts with string quartet, a summer pops, and holiday concert. Musicians may also be contacted for other freelance work for the Mankato Ballet or various pops events that come into town. Click the link for your instrument below to obtain audition repertoire and instructions. The 2017-18 auditions will take place at 5pm on 9/5, Tuesday in Mankato and 5pm on 9/6, Wednesday in Minneapolis. Specific locations TBA.

 Contact the MSO Personnel Manager at personnel@mankatosymphony.com with questions or to schedule your audition. All positions are paid.

 Audition Flyer

 

 

Current Openings

Check back frequently for updated vacancies.

Associate Concertmaster

Assistant Principal Second Violin

English Horn

Bass Clarinet

Contrabassoon

Bass Trombone

Piano

Percussion

Section Violin

Section Viola

Section Cello

Section Bass

Substitutes-all instruments

Audition Repertoire

 

Bass

Contrabassoon

 Timpani

Bass Trombone

Flute & Piccolo

Trombone

Bassoon

Horn

Trumpet

Bass Clarinet

note-please contact MSO for additional copyrighted bass clarinet excerpts that cannot be posted online at this time.

Oboe & English Horn

Tuba

 Cello

Percussion

Viola

Clarinet

note-please contact MSO for additional copyrighted clarinet excerpts that cannot be posted online at this time.

Piano

Section Violin

Associate Concertmaster, Violin

Assistant Principal Second Violin