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For Musicians

Audition Information for Musicians

Membership in the Brazos Valley Symphony is by audition.

We will be holding auditions for Principal Tuba and Second Bassoon on Saturday, August 31, 2024.

Audition Date: August 31, 2024

Time: Exact schedule will be sent on August 29, 2024

Location: College Station High School Fine Arts Wing

Deadline for Application: August 28, 2024 by 5 P.M.

Season Information

Principal Tuba: $100 per service with approximately 29 number of services/year
Second Bassoon: $85 per service with approximately 21 number of services/year

Start Date: September 29, 2024

For more information, please contact the Symphony Office at 979-696-6100.

Required Repertoire:

1. Orchestral Excerpts as per the list below
2. Movement of a concerto or a sonata (no accompanist)
3. Possible sight-reading

Additional Requirements:

1. Complete the Audition Form below
2. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility to work is required for winning candidate

Required Orchestral Excerpts
How to Audition

Please download and complete the audition form, and send by email to:

Please include “BVSO Auditions” in the subject line of your email.

Additional Information
  1. Audition will have two or more rounds at the discretion of the Audition Committee. The first round will be played behind a screen. A screen will not be used for the last round of auditions.
  2. The BSVO will have two warm-up rooms with a music stand.
  3. Candidates are asked not to bring electronic devices into the audition room
  4. After the audition, candidates will be invited to a post-audition wait room. Candidates will be informed as soon as possible if they were selected to proceed to the next round.
  5. The following will be the candidate’s contacts and liaison with the Audition Committee:
    1. Penny Zent (979) 268-1743 (cell phone for emergency communication)
    2. Letty Fuentes (281) 728-2308
  6. Candidates will have one liaison with whom they may communicate. Candidates are not allowed to communicate with Audition Committee Members. All questions must be directed to the candidate’s liaison.

The Audition Committee reserves the right to dismiss anyone during any round should they not meet the desired artistic level of performance or ethical behavior.

For More Information

To schedule an audition or for more information contact Penny Zent.

Telephone: (979) 268-1743



Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 3524
Bryan, Texas 77805