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The Philadelphia Orchestra announces auditions for the following position:

Section Second Violin

Preliminary and semifinal auditions will occur January 17 - 25, 2024

Final auditions will occur January 26, 2024

Employment will begin based on the winner’s availability and The Philadelphia Orchestra schedule.

Candidates advancing to the last round of our auditions may be considered for our substitute list.

The Application Deadline was November 26, 2023.

Audition Repertoire (Updated Nov 1)

Please check back frequently as repertoire is subject to change.

Complete audition information and invitations will be e-mailed in December 2023.


The Philadelphia Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Strategies (IDEAS) is core to our vision and values, guiding who we are, what we do, and how we do it. Learn more at

Questions? Email [email protected]

Please refrain from contacting committee members to discuss auditions. Kindly communicate all audition matters via the Orchestra Personnel office at [email protected].

No phone calls, please.

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