Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Philadelphia Sinfonia Auditions -- Calling all Winds, Brass, Perc. & Harp



Needed for immediate openings:


for the 2024-25 season

Come audition for the
Philadelphia Sinfonia Experience!!!

Limited scholarships available for needed instruments




Our 28th Season - 2024-2025


Saturday, May 25          Saturday, June 1
Sunday, May 26         
 Sunday, June 2

10 am - 6 pm


Philadelphia Sinfonia accepts musicians by audition, which determines placement in our orchestras. Our ensembles include students ages 10-23.

  • Philadelphia Sinfonia (PS) – advanced full symphony orchestra, conducted by Gary D. White
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia Players (PSP) – advanced-intermediate full symphony orchestra, conducted by Danielle Garrett
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia Strings (PSS) - introductory level string ensemble, directed by Beth Dzwil
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra (PSCO) – advanced strings-only chamber orchestra, open to all strings in PS and by invitation for PSP, conducted by Gary D. White

Register online, select your date availability, and we will respond with your scheduled audition time.





Please share our attached flyer with interested students!



Our youth orchestra program includes:

  • Sectionals and master classes with Philadelphia Orchestra musicians and other top professionals
  • Side-by-side events with professional ensembles
  • Two or more concerts for each ensemble per season
  • Performances at exciting venues such as the Kimmel Center and Temple Performing Arts Center
  • Artistic and community partnership opportunities
  • Varied and challenging musical repertoire
  • Exceptional orchestral training process

Rehearsals are held on Saturdays, September through May,
in Center City Philadelphia



Hear the orchestras this spring at our
2024 Festival Concerts!

Philadelphia Sinfonia Players
Sunday, May 12 at 3 pm

Temple Performing Arts Center
with guest soloist
Ernesto Tovar Torres, horn

Philadelphia Sinfonia
Sunday, May 19 at 8 pm

Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center
with guest soloists 
Meichen Liao-Barnes, violin and Derek Barnes, cello

Click here for tickets and more information


Auditions and rehearsals take place at:

Howard Center for the Arts
1212 Wood St, Philadelphia 19107

Philadelphia Sinfonia is easily accessible by transportation: 
We are half a mile from all Septa Regional Rail lines and the PATCO high speed line, 
and inexpensive parking is available nearby.




This is what our students say about Sinfonia...

"The environment is supportive of musical development rather than just competitive. It's great for learning."

"I was nervous that I wouldn’t fit in. You’ve helped me grow into a more confident, mature player."


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Photos by: Steven Goldblatt Photography