Battle Creek Symphony Auditions

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Horn III: tba
Horn III Excerpts 2020

Bass Trombone:  tba

BCSO Bass Trombone 2020 Excerpts Final

We are hoping for auditions in the fall of 2021. 

In the meantime, we invite you to submit youtube videos with the audition excerpts for consideration for our substitute list.  

Thank you for your interest!

All auditions will be held at The Music Center on the campus of Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan

For more information, excerpt packet, or to apply submit resume to
Operations Manager
(269) 963-1911 x 2503


Battle Creek Symphony 2020-2021 dates:

October 3 - Beethoven Symphony No. 7 and Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture
November 21 - Guys and Dolls
December 12 - Nutcracker with Cirque performers
February 27 - Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf and Romeo and Juliet
May 1 - Mahler Symphony No. 1 and Rhapsody in Blue

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 $147 for concertmaster, $87 for principal and assistant concertmaster and $77 for section except for school concerts and outreaches. Mileage is reimbursed at $.28 per mile per trip to begin after the first 15 miles round trip, up to $35 for round trips less than 300 miles, and up to $80 for round trips greater than 300 miles. Up to one round trip per day is reimbursed. The maximum mileage reimbursed per concert cycle is $160. Musicians requesting homestays are reimbursed for one round trip (up to $80.)

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.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.