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Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra Auditions

The Southeast Missouri Symphony is a full symphonic orchestra performing the great masterpieces of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth Century repertoire. The symphony orchestra rehearses each week from 4:00 – 5:50 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Dobbins Center River Campus Room 120. Each year the orchestra gives numerous concerts and hosts outreach and educational events. Students are admitted to the Southeast Missouri Symphony on the basis of an audition at the beginning of the semester. Participation in the symphony is open to all students at Southeast, regardless of declared major. Auditions for the Symphony Orchestra will take place as follows:

Winds, Brass and Percussion

Your large ensemble placement audition on Sunday, August 23, will serve for your placement in both the Wind Symphony and the Symphony Orchestra. Further information about the auditions can be found here.


String Auditions will take place as follows:

Monday, August 24, 6:45-9:00pm
Dobbins River Campus Center Room 126
Violin and Viola

Tuesday, August 25, 4:00-5:30pm
Dobbins River Campus Center Room 120
Cello and Bass


Violin I Excerpt
Violin II Excerpt
Viola Excerpt
Cello Excerpt
String Bass Excerpt

For futher information, please contact Dr. Sara Edgerton


River Campus Seminary 254
Department of Music
One University Plaza, MS 7800
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701