In-person auditions for 2021-2022 Tucson Philharmonia will be take place at the Hotel Tucson-City Center, located at 385 N. Granada Avenue (at 6th St.).
Auditions will be held for the following instruments:
WOODWINDS: Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, English Horn, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon
BRASS: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
STRINGS: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass
Auditions will be held for the spring semester only if vacancies exist.
Hotel Tucson-City Center
374 N. Granada Avenue at 6th St. (downtown Tucson)
A 10-minute audition time will be assigned to each applicant. Auditions will be scheduled between 9:00am and 3:00pm. Audition times can be scheduled either online at info@TPYO.org or by texting (520) 623-1500, beginning Saturday, July 31.
The deadline for an audition time is Thursday, August 26. The TPYO Membership Application and the $25 Audition Fee should be submitted on the audition day (not mailed).
Professional musicians will judge the auditions and placement into the orchestra will be based on the ability level demonstrated at the audition. Each applicant will receive a written evaluation of the audition.
Tucson area and other Southern Arizona musicians through high school age (18 years of age) are eligible for membership in the Tucson Philharmonia. Also eligible are previous Philharmonia members up to age 21. There is no minimum age for membership, but applicants in grades 8 and lower may audition only with a brief recommendation letter from their private teacher emailed to info@TPYO.org.