Auditions 2022-2023 - Valley Symphony Orchestra

Auditions 2022-2023

VSO 2022-2023 Orchestra Auditions for:

All Strings, Clarinet, and Oboe


Saturday, September 17

By Appointment ᐧ STC Cooper Center for the Arts

Advance Registration and Audition Deposit Required.

Deadline for Registration: Monday, September 5th

Audition Excerpts

Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass

There will be an optional virtual first round for out-of-town candidates.

Audition times will be scheduled by appointment after registration is complete and the deposit is received.

Auditionees will play selected excerpts plus a solo of their choosing. The video submission should include the same and be submitted via YouTube or Vimeo link.

View Audition Requirements and Register by Clicking Here

VSO Concert Season

November 4 – April 21

Nov. 4 – Romantic Masterpieces
Dec. 2 – A touch of Frost
Feb. 17 – Out of This World
Mar. 24 – Carmen y Más
Apr. 21 – West Side Story

4 Masterworks/Pops Concerts
1 Holiday Concert
6 Education Concerts


Monday & Tuesday – sectionals
Wednesday & Thursday – full orchestra
Friday – performance

Travel pay and lodging stipend provided

VSO 2022-2023 Chorale Auditions

Audition sign-ups are open for this season’s Valley Symphony Chorale!

Interested singers should confirm their availability for the schedule below, and then email Dr. Sean Taylor at to request an audition time on either Monday, August 29th or Monday, September 5th.  Audition times will be assigned between 7:15pm and 9:00pm and will take place in the Choir Room of the UTRGV Performing Arts Center in Edinburg.  

The audition will consist of the following:

  1. Vocal exercises to demonstrate range and quality
  2. Singing My Country Tis of Thee in the preferred key
  3. Singing your preferred voice part a capella on the two excerpts (Many Moods of Christmas and Exultate Deo)

Valley Symphony Chorale is a volunteer chorale, and all participating members will receive one complimentary ticket to “A Touch of Frost” *

Audition Excerpts

My Country Tis of Thee (Alto Bass), My Country Tis of Thee (Soprano Tenor), Shaw-Many Moods 3, and Exultate Deo