Auditions | The Amarillo Symphony


The Amarillo Symphony announces the following vacancies for the 2024-2025 Season:

Assistant Concertmaster (Violin 1, Chair 3) –  updated 02/21/2024
Section Violin 1 – Chairs 8, 9 & 12 (three positions) – updated 02/21/2024
Section Violin 2 – Chairs 4, 8 & 10 (three positions) – updated 02/21/2024
Section Cello – Chairs 3, 4, & 8
Section Bass, Chair 6 – updated 01/11/2024
Principal Bassoon
Trumpet 2

LOCAL Auditions will be held in Amarillo, Texas at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts:

  • • Trumpet – Sunday, March 3, 2024 (updated 01/04/2024)
  • • Strings, Bassoon – Saturday, March 9, 2024


OPEN Auditions will be held in Amarillo, Texas at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 14, 2024. NOTE – vacancy list will be updated in early July 2024 following local auditions and service agreement renewals.

All audition candidates must register for an audition with the Operations Director no later than Friday, March 1, 2024 (local auditions) and Friday, September 6, 2024 (open auditions). To reserve an audition time and receive an audition packet, please send a one-page resume and a $25.00 refundable deposit (make check payable to Amarillo Symphony) to:

Amarillo Symphony
Attn: Auditions
301 S. Polk St. Suite 700
Amarillo, TX 79101

Should an audition result in additional openings within a section, the Audition Committee reserves the right to name a winner for the vacated seat based on the auditions heard for the posted vacancy. In the event that the Audition Committee deems that two or more candidates are artistically comparable, the Amarillo Symphony reserves the right to use information concerning an applicant’s distance from Amarillo and season availability to determine the winner of an audition. “Local” shall be defined as residing within a 120-mile radius of Amarillo TX, which includes cities such as Canyon, Hereford, Pampa, Tulia, Plainview and Lubbock. AC/WTAMU students who have permanent residence out-of-town but are enrolled and reside in Amarillo/Canyon during the school year are eligible, as well as current tenured orchestra members in good standing. (updated 01/04/2024)

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