We welcome adult musicians with high school- or college-level ensemble experience. Prospective members are encouraged to attend two rehearsals before scheduling an audition. We rehearse on Tuesday nights at 7:30pm. We are looking for the following instruments:

  • Strings
  • Clarinet
  • Oboe
  • Trumpet

For the audition prospective members will play one prepared technical and one prepared lyrical excerpt of their choosing for the audition committee, as well as a sight reading excerpt to be provided by the Artistic Director.

The following list of works from past programs is representative of the level of music APO performs:

  • Roman Carnival Overture – Berlioz
  • Symphony No. 7 – Beethoven
  • Piano Concerto Nr. 1 – Liszt
  • Symphony No. 2 – Hanson
  • Star Wars Suite – Williams
  • Symphony No. 5 – Shostakovich
  • Symphony No. 4 (Italian) – Mendelssohn
  • Violin Concerto in E minor – Mendelssohn
  • Scheherazade Symphonic Suite – Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Polovtsian Dances – Borodin
  • Boléro – Ravel
  • Capriccio Espagnol – Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Die Moldau – Smetana
  • Symphony No. 9 – Dvořák

If you’re curious to see some of the actual parts, you may visit www.imslp.org.

Interested musicians should fill out the form below.