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Guide to Auditioning

Going through an audition is common practice for many musicians but it can be a nerve-wracking process, particularly if you feel unprepared.

Last updated: 23 November 2020

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.