Audition Notice

The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra and Max Hobart, Music Director are pleased to announce auditions for our 70th anniversary season!

We have openings for all strings, principal trombone, percussion, and subs for all other wind and brass sections.

The WSO is a high-performing, volunteer orchestra based in Wellesley. Our members come from throughout the Boston area, MetroWest, and beyond.

The upcoming season includes:

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 Bruch: Double Concerto for Violin and Viola with Victor and Alexander Romanul

Plus more terrific soloists, a New England premiere, exciting works, a holiday concert, a family concert, and more!

The WSO rehearses weekly each Wednesday from 7:15-10pm at MassBay Community College in Wellesley. (A car or reliable transportation is necessary.)

Concert dates for 2018-2019 are:


  • October 7, 2018
  • November 18, 2018
  • December 9, 2018
  • February 10, 2019
  • March 17, 2019
  • May 5, 2019

Dress rehearsals are the day before each concert and you must be available to attend to participate in the concert.

For auditions, please prepare two contrasting excerpts of your choosing. You will also be asked to sight read a selection.

The WSO is an excellent community orchestra and we would be thrilled to have you join our musical family! To schedule an audition, please complete the form at the link below and the Personnel Manager will follow-up with you.

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