Current Audition(s):

Principal Trombone

  • Applications and audition deposits must be received by December 5, 2022
  • Auditions to be held January 29-31, 2023
  • Repertoire list to be announced

To apply, please complete the online audition application form. Audition deposit information (including amount and mailing address) will be provided when online application is received. All candidates whose applications and audition deposits are received by the application deadline will be invited to audition. All rounds of this audition (including the final round) will be held behind a screen.

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Assistant Principal Percussion

Principal Horn

  • Applications are no longer being accepted
  • Preliminary and Semifinal auditions to be held September 18-20, 2022
  • Final auditions to be held October 3, 2022
  • Download Repertoire List (pdf)

Section Cello

  • Applications are no longer being accepted
  • Preliminary and Semifinal auditions to be held September 25-27, 2022
  • Final auditions to be held October 16, 2022
  • Download Repertoire List (pdf)

Principal Clarinet

  • Applications are no longer being accepted
  • Preliminary and Semifinal auditions to be held October 23-25, 2022
  • Final auditions to be held December 5, 2022
  • Download Repertoire List (pdf)

Bass Trombone

  • Applications are no longer being accepted
  • Preliminary and Semifinal auditions to be held November 13-15, 2022
  • Final auditions to be held December 6, 2022
  • Download Repertoire List (PDF)

Upcoming Auditions (Dates TBA):

  • Assistant Concertmaster (3rd Chair)
  • Principal Second Violin
  • Section Second Violin
  • Third Horn


The current Atlanta Symphony Orchestra CBA provides total annual base scale compensation of $92,382.30 for the 2022/23 contract year:

  • Winter Season Salary: $2,053.15 per week for 42 weeks (Sept. 11, 2022 – July 1, 2023)
  • Summer Season Salary: $365 per week for 10 weeks (July 2 – Sept. 9, 2023)
  • Supplemental Compensation: $2,500 (total for the 2022/23 contract year)


If you wish to sign-up to be notified when the ASO schedules a national audition for your instrument, please complete the form below.

For audition-related questions, please e-mail auditions@atlantasymphony.org. No phone calls, please.

Having problems? Use our online form.

Proud Partner of the NAAS

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It does so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition reviews. Learn more at www.auditionalliance.org.

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