Associate Concertmaster (Outside Second Stand)

Section Violin I and II (3 section openings)

Principal Flute

Principal Piccolo

Third French Horn & Fourth French Horn

Second & Third Trumpet

Second Trombone

Bass Trombone (Principal Scale)


Date & Location
Principal Flute and Principal Piccolo - Monday, October 8, 2018
Associate Concertmaster and Section Violin - Tuesday, October 9, 2018
French Horn, Trumpet and Trombone - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Five Flags Theater, Downtown Dubuque
405 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

Audition Exerpt List:
PDFs of the audition excerpts are available upon request.  

Audition Application Form
Violin Application PDF
Flute Piccolo Application PDF
Brass Application PDF

Deadline: Audition materials must be recieved by Monday, September 20, 2018 in order to secure an audition spot.

Please mail a $50 refundable audition deposit to: 
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, 2728 Asbury Rd. Suite 900, Dubuque, IA 52001

Audition application forms and resumes may be submitted via postal mail or emailed to


Please note these are blind auditions, but the screen may be removed for the final round. You will not be identified by name or gender to the judging panel; all communication during the audition will be through the proctor.

The DSO has the right to eliminate applicants through a resume screening round if number of applicants warrants a preliminary round.

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