Audition: February 19, 2022 (Each accepted applicant will be contacted with a timeslot.)
Materials due: February 5, 2022
Place of Audition: Appell Center (50 N George St, York, PA 17401)

Audition Repertoire: Download Repertoire

  • Solo:
    • Solo – Concertino – Ferdinand David: First Movement (Letter A to D)
  • Orchestral Excerpts (Mix of 1st and 2nd Trombone Parts):
    • Berlioz – Hungarian March: 2nd Trombone (6 before #4 to the end)
    • Mozart – Requiem; Tuba Mirum Solo: 2nd Trombone (Opening to m.18)
    • Ravel – Bolero Solo: 1st Trombone (3 after #10 to #11)
    • Rimsky-Korsakov – Russian Easter Solo: 2nd Trombone (Letter M to N)
    • Rossini – La Gazza Ladra: Single Trombone Version (#3 to #4; #7 to #8; #9 to the end)
    • Rossini – William Tell: 1st Trombone (Letter C to E)
    • Saint-Saens – Organ Symphony: 1st Trombone (Movement I; Letter Q to 2 bars after S)
    • Strauss – Ein Heldenleben: 2nd Trombone (3 after #60 to #74)
    • Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries: 2nd Trombone (III. Aufzug; Scene I, Pickup to #3 to #12)
    • Wagner – Tannhauser Overture: 2nd Trombone (1 before Letter M to the end)

To Apply

  • Email a one-page résumé, including email address and telephone number, to Anthony Wise at
  • Mail a $50 refundable deposit to: [INSTRUMENT] Audition, York Symphony Orchestra, 50 N George St., York, PA 17401
  • Please clearly state the position(s) for which you are applying in your email or résumé.  Emailed résumés should be in Word or PDF format.  Videos may be required to supplement résumés; however, please do not send recordings unless prompted to do so.
  • Materials must be received by 5 PM on or before the listed due date. This is not a postmark date. Cancellations must be made at least 2 days prior to the audition day to receive deposit back.

Position Details

  • Position to begin at the candidate’s earliest convenience. If the position is filled by a current member of the YSO, the resulting vacancy may be filled at this audition.
  • Compensation: $68.36/service (Section)
  • Travel: Stipend based on mileage
  • Housing: Homestay and Hotel options available
  • Rehearsal Schedule: Condensed 2-3-day cycles