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DCCO Auditions 2019-20

Thank you for your interest in joining the DC Concert Orchestra. DCCO's autumn audition for the 2019-20 season are now closed. Mid-season auditions will be held Sunday, December 15 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave., NW. We are accepting auditions for the following instruments:

  ▸Violins, violas, double bass, contrabassoon, saxophone and percussion
  ▸Trumpets and bassoons may be heard for substitute list positions, based on availability of audition slots

You may submit forms now for consideration for mid-season auditions. Further information on DCCO's audition process is available below.

Audition requirements, including music excerpts, are available here. Please review the audition requirements carefully before submitting your application. We suggest that you study performance examples of each excerpt. Repertoire for the 2019-20 is available here. The full season rehearsal and concert schedule is available here.

The DCCO Member Handbook is available here. We recommend that you read it to understand the culture and operations of DCCO, and to ensure that we are a good fit for each other.

If accepted, annual dues for orchestra membership are $80. Accommodation can be made for those for whom the dues may pose a financial hardship. (More information is available in the Member Handbook under Auditions)

If you wish to audition, please download and complete the form available here. Complete the form electronically please (do not print and fill in with ink and scan back). Mail the completed form to and we will contact you in mid-November.

Again, thank you for your interest and good luck!