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NFSO Orchestra Auditions for 2016-17 Season  

The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra is holding auditions for all orchestral instruments for our permanent and substitute rosters on Saturday, September 2, & Sunday, September 3, 2017.  Auditionees may choose either Saturday or Sunday and need not be available for both days. All auditions will be held in 15-minute time blocks beginning at 9 a.m.

Permanent principal and section contracts will be offered in:

  • Principal Bassoon
  • Second Bassoon
  • Fourth Horn
  • Second Trumpet
  • Third Trumpet
  • Principal Percussion
  • Principal Bass
  • Section Violin

Auditions will be held in Tyler Recital Hall, which is in Building 110 (formerly J-Building) on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College. Players will be expected to perform excerpts listed in the corresponding repertoire list as well as a prepared solo concerto movement. For specific questions, email personnel manager, Matt Fossa (, and to schedule an audition, please contact Cathy Trolian at 850-729-5382.

Located in Niceville, Florida, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra is a fully professional symphony orchestra and has been in continuous residence at Northwest Florida State College for over thirty years.

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