Join the Orchestra

What do I need to join the orchestra?

  • You must play an orchestral instrument (Strings, woodwind, brass, percussion);
  • Have several years of experience playing;
  • Orchestral experience is preferred but not required.

Symphony on the Bay currently is looking for violin, viola, cello and double bass players for the 2017-18 season. Rehearsals start on September 13 and the first concert is on October 29. Contact the Personnel Manager for details.


So I meet the above criteria. What’s next?

  • Contact Graham Young, Personnel Manager, by email at personnel -at- symphonyonthebay -dot- ca to set up an audition.

What is involved in the audition?

  • The audition is very informal;
  • It requires performing a piece of your choice;
  • The conductor will be looking for pitch, rhythm, musicality and ability to follow instruction.