Battle Creek Symphony Auditions

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Section Violin members and substitutes: Thursday, September 7, 9 am - 12 pm


Auditions will be held at The Music Center on the campus of Kellogg Community College

Contact Jacquelyn Ross for directions


For more information or to apply contact
Jacquelyn Ross, Operations Manager
(269) 963-1911 x 2503 operationsATyourmusiccenterDOTorg

Audition excerpts:

Violin Audition Packet


Battle Creek Symphony 2017-2018 dates:

Saturday, September 30- Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade and Nielsen Aladdin Suite

Saturday, November 18 - Britten Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Elgar Enigma Variations

Saturday, December 9 - The Messiah

Saturday, March 3- West Side Story in Concert

Saturday, May 5 - Dvorak Symphony No. 8 and Gilmore Young Artist Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

2017-2018 Full BCSO Season Schedule rev. 17.06.7


Auditions take place throughout the year, based on need. Check this page for updates, or contact the Operations and Personnel Manager for openings and more information. Per service rates are $85 for principal and assistant concertmaster and $75 for section for 2.5-hour rehearsals and $100 for principal/assistant concertmaster and $90 for section for 3 hour rehearsals. Mileage is reimbursed at $.28 per mile per trip to begin after the first 15 miles roundtrip, up to $35 for roundtrips less than 300 miles, and up to $80 for roundtrips greater than 300 miles. Up to one roundtrip per day is reimbursed. The maximum mileage reimbursed per concert cycle is $160.

The Music Center is committed to diversity and engages in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, The Music Center encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.