St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Stéphane Denève, Music Director

Announces auditions for the following positions:

Associate Principal Timpani/Section Percussion
Application Deadline: December 31, 2021
Preliminary Auditions: February 27, February 28, & March 1, 2022
Semi-Final Auditions: April 25, 2022
Final Auditions: April 26, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire List

Second Bassoon/Bassoon as needed

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
Preliminary Auditions: March 28 & April 4
Semi-Final Auditions: May 2, 2022
Final Auditions: May 3, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire List

Replacement Section Violin
Application Deadline: April 22, 2022

Recorded Preliminary Auditions Submission Deadline: April 29, 2022
Live Semi-Final and Final Auditions: June 6, 2022
Audition Information and Repertoire List


No future auditions are planned at this time.

For general information regarding auditions, please email auditions (preferred) or call 314-286-4489.

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The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is proud to support The National Alliance of Audition Support (NAAS) as an Orchestra Partner. NAAS is an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition reviews. Learn more at