3RD CHAIR FIRST VIOLIN AND section violin audition information

Preliminary Rounds: March 1 - 2, 2020; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Semi-Final and Final Rounds: March 3, 2020
Application and Deposit Receipt Deadline: February 7, 2020
Audition Location:  Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Downtown Chicago

Audition Repertoire List is available HERE.  

IMPORTANT:  Please note that only candidates wanting to audition for the 3rd Chair First Violin position are required to prepare the concertmaster solos listed on the audition repertoire list.  Candidates interested in both positions will play only one preliminary round and will be considered for both positions.  Separate semi-final and final rounds will be held for both positions.  The 3rd Chair First Violin position includes 10% overscale.

Audition venue and hotel information can be found HERE.


Applicants should complete the online application at the link below.  In addition to completing the online application, applicants will need to send an audition deposit of $100, utilizing the instructions received after completing the online application.  Audition dates and times will only be assigned after receipt of both the online application and audition deposit.  Applicants will have 5 days after notification of their assigned audition date and time to cancel taking the audition.  Cancellations after this 5-day period will result in forfeiture of the deposit.