Bass Auditions

Bass Auditions

Principal Bass and Associate Principal Bass
Monday, April 24, 2023

About these auditions: The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under Artistic Director & Conductor, José-Luis Novo, announces auditions for Principal Bass and Associate Principal Bass to be held on Monday, April 24, 2023 at Maryland Hall in Annapolis, MD. The ASO is a per service orchestra and compensation for the 2022-2023 Season is $152.46 per service for Principal and $139.76 per service for Associate Principal. A list of repertoire for the audition can be found below.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should apply by clicking the “APPLY TODAY” link below. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 7, 2023. Applications must include:

  • A resume, submitted through the website form or emailed.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, submitted through the website form or emailed. At this time, face masks are optional but encouraged.
  • A $50 refundable deposit check made out to “Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.” Candidates will receive their audition deposit back on the day of the audition. Candidates will also receive their deposit back if cancelling by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 21, 2023. Checks will be deposited if a candidate cancels after this date or does not appear for the audition.
    • Checks are to be made out to “Annapolis Symphony Orchestra,” and mailed to: Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Attn: Auditions, 801 Chase Street, Suite 204, Annapolis MD 21401.

If you have any questions, please email auditions@annapolissymphony.org or call Miriam Fogel at 410-267-3632.

More information, including specific audition times, will follow after April 7 and upon receipt of resume, proof of vaccination, and audition deposit. Not including these three items will delay processing of your application. 

For those applying from out of state, please know that the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is a per service orchestra and does not offer travel reimbursement or lodging during concert weeks. Foreign candidates need to have the proper visa in place in order to work and be paid by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. The winner of the audition will be required to join the Musicians’ Association of Metropolitan Baltimore, Local 40-543 even if they are a member of another local.

Audition Repertoire List + Excerpts


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