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Orchestras can receive numerous applications for any given position, so being prepared for your audition will give you the best chance of success.

If you’re facing your first audition we’ve got some useful tips and an explanation of the process, as well as information about screened auditions.

You might also find it useful to chat to a tutor or fellow players for advice.

Orchestral advice

Screened auditions

Adopting screened auditions would be a step towards eliminating claims of unconscious bias, discrimination or that musicians have been employed to meet diversity quotas.

Read more about Screened auditions

Auditioning advice

Orchestras can receive numerous applications for any given position, so being prepared for your audition will give you the best chance of success.

Read more about Auditioning advice