Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor, announces auditions for the following vacancies:


  • Assistant Principal Second Violin on June 1, 2017
  • Second Oboe on May 31, 2017
  • Second Trombone on June 1, 2017
  • Section/Sub-Extra String Positions (violin, viola) on May 30, 2017
  • Section/Sub-Extra String Positions (cello, double bass) on May 31, 2017
  • Substitute/Extra Musicians (woodwinds) on May 31, 2017
  • Substitute/Extra Musicians (brass, percussion instruments) on May 30, 2017

Section string positions will have approximately 88 services or approximately 59 services, depending on position

Audition Repertoire

Brass & Percussion Audition Repertoire (PDF)
Strings Audition Repertoire (PDF)
Woodwind Audition Repertoire (PDF)

Apply to Audition

A one-page resume clearly marked with AUDITION, JUNE 2017 must be postmarked no later than May 5, 2017.  Only send your resume – do not send the $75 audition deposit check with your audition package.  Please send via e-mail, fax, or US Postal Service to Audition Coordinator at:

Via E-mail:
Via Fax: (864) 467-3113
Via Mail: Greenville Symphony Orchestra, 200 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The list of excerpts, application, and additional information will be sent after your resume is received.

Audition Deposit

If invited to audition, a confirmation email, application, and a list of excerpts will be sent to you no later than May 12, 2017.  A $75 deposit is required to secure an audition time.  Checks should be made payable to “Greenville Symphony Orchestra,” and must be postmarked by May 18, 2017.  The deposit will be refunded at the time of audition or if notice of cancellation is received by May 22, 2017. Please do not send this check with your resume in your audition package. 

Auditions Location

Gunter Theatre at The Peace Center for the Performing Arts 
300 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Compensation (mileage and per diem, paid when applicable)

Principal per service rate: $118.30 ($113.30 fee + $5 Electronic Media Compensation per service)
Assistant Principal Second Violin per service rate: $104.65 ($99.65 + $5 Electronic Media Compensation per service)
Section per service rate: $91.00 ($86 fee + $5 Electronic Media Compensation per service)


The Greenville Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an employer with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment in the workplace.