Trombone Auditions

Last Updated: September 19, 2017

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**Adelaide Symphony Orchestra – Section Leader Trombone
Deadline: 11/10/17
Audition: 11/28/17

Monterey Symphony Orchestra – Second and Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: 10/20/17
Audition: 11/20/17

Czech Philharmonic – Second Trombone
Deadline: 12/15/17
Audition: 2/1-2/17

San Luis Obispo Symphony – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 9/30/17
Audition: 11/12/17
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New Mexico Philharmonic – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 9/25/17
Audition: 10/19/17

National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 10/16/17
Audition: 10/29-30/17

U.S. Army Concert Band – Tenor Trombone
Deadline: 10/9/17
Audition: 12/5/17

WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln – Solo Trombone
Deadline: See Website
Audition: See Website

Philharmonisches Orchester Regensburg – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 9/30/17
Audition: 11/21/17

Gainesville Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 9/23/17

Hudson Valley Philharmonic – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 9/29/17
Audition: 10/13/17

Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Deadline: 10/2/17
Audition: 10/16-17/17

Southwest Florida Symphony – Principal Trombone and Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: 10/9/17
Audition: 10/22/17

U.S. Navy Concert/Ceremonial Band – Trombone
Deadline: 10/6/17
Audition: 10/20/17

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 10/5/17

Florida Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 9/25/17
Audition: 10/30-31/17

Quad City Symphony Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 10/27/17
Audition: 11/2/17

 

Past Auditions

USAF Band of the West – Trombone
Deadline: 9/18/17
Audition: 11/12/17

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trombone and Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: 9/18/17
Audition: 10/9-10/17

Carmel Symphony Orchestra – Principal and Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 9/17-19/17

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Deadline: 9/11/17
Audition: 9/25-26/17

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Deadline: 9/11/17
Audition: 10/11/17

Israel Philharmonic – Second Trombone/Substitute Bass Trombone
Deadline: 9/1/17
Audition: 11/14-15/17

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/30/17
Audition: 9/10/17

Danish National Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 8/30/17
Audition: 9/30-10/2/17

Orquesta Filarmónica del Estado de Querétaro – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 8/31/17
Audition: 9/5/17

Topeka Symphony Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/25/17
Audition: 9/6/17

USAF Band of the Golden West – Trombone
Deadline: 8/25/17
Audition: 9/23/17

Armenian Philharmonia Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 8/18/17
Audition: 8/28/17

Symphony Orchestra Augusta – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 8/14/17
Audition: 10/11/17

Gewandhaus Orchester – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/15/17
Audition: 9/25-26/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Blues – Lead/Jazz Trombone
Deadline: 8/8/17
Audition: 10/2/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Blues – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/8/17
Audition: 10/3/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Navy Band Jazz Commodores – Second/Jazz Trombone
Deadline: 8/4/17
Audition: 9/27/17

(Deadline Passed) Cleveland Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/1/17
Audition: 10/2/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Ceremonial Band – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/3/17
Audition: 10/4/17

(Deadline Passed) Albany Symphony Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 8/1/17
Audition: 9/17/17

(Deadline Passed) Gürzenich-Orchester Köln – Solo Trombone
Deadline: 6/16/17
Audition: 8/29-9/1/17

(Deadline Passed) Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 6/5/17

(Deadline Passed) Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden – Solo Trombone
Deadline: 5/28/17
Audition: 7/4/17

(Deadline Passed) Aarhus Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 5/7/17
Audition: 6/1-2/17

(Deadline Passed) Zurich Phiharmonia – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 4/27/17
Audition: 6/23/17

(Deadline Passed) Royal Danish Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 4/27/17
Audition: 5/15/17

(Deadline Passed) Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra – Assistant Principal Trombone
Deadline: 4/30/17
Audition: May 2017

(Deadline Passed) Finnish National Opera – Sub Bass Trombone
Deadline: 4/23/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Gürzenich-Orchester Köln – Second/Third Trombone
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 6/9/17

(Deadline Passed) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Section Leader Trombone
Deadline: 4/10/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Israel Philharmonic – Assistant Principal Trombone
Deadline: 4/7/17
Audition: 7/9-10/17

(Deadline Passed) BBC Concert Orchestra – Section Principal Trombone
Deadline: 4/3/17
Audition: 5/7-9/17

(Deadline Passed) Finnish National Opera – Alternating Principal Trombone
Deadline: 4/2/17
Audition: 5/8/17

(Deadline Passed) Orquestra Gulbenkian – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 3/31/17
Audition: 4/13-14/17

(Deadline Passed) Royal Ballet Sinfonia – Sub Principal Trombone
Deadline: 3/27/17
Audition: 4/24-25/17

(Deadline Passed) Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Deadline: 3/19/17
Audition: See website

(Deadline Passed) KBS Symphony Orchestra – Principal and Tutti Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: 3/17/17
Audition: 4/1-2/17

(Deadline Passed) Jenaer Philharmonie – Solo Trombone
Deadline: 3/9/17
Audition: 4/13/17

(Deadline Passed) Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra – Trombone
Deadline: 3/10/17
Audition: 4/16/17

(Deadline Passed) Netherlands Radio Philharmonic – Bass Trombone
Deadline: 3/7/17
Audition: 4/3/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors – Jazz Trombone
Deadline: 2/28/17
Audition: 5/16/17

(Deadline Passed) National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra – Principal and Section Trombone (2 Positions)
Deadline: 2/20/17
Audition: 3/4-5/17

(Deadline Passed) Brussels Philharmonic – Second Trombone
Deadline: 2/11/17
Audition: 3/23/17

(Deadline Passed) Bilkent Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Deadline: 12/16/16
Audition: 1/9/17

Audition Results

(Deadline Passed) San Antonio Symphony Orchestra – Bass Trombone
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 7/7/17
Audition: 9/11-12/17

**(Deadline Passed) Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Winner: David Bruestle
Deadline: 5/8/17
Audition: 5/27-28/17

**(Deadline Passed) Sarasota Orchestra – Second Trombone
Winner: Robert Kastner
Deadline: 3/12/17
Audition: 5/1-3/17

**(Deadline Passed) USAF Heritage of America Band – Trombone
Winner: Andrew Friedrichs
Deadline: 4/3/17
Audition: 5/12/17

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Winner: Bruce Faske
Deadline: 8/14/17
Audition: 8/26/17

(Deadline Passed) Santa Fe Opera – Second Trombone and Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Winner: Jonathan Randazzo (Second) and Christopher Bassett (Bass)
Deadline: 7/7/17
Audition: 8/21-22/17

(Deadline Passed) Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Winner: Wouter Iseger
Deadline: 5/5/17
Audition: 6/7/17

(Deadline Passed) Orchestra Iowa – Bass Trombone
Winner: Jeremy Smith
Deadline: 6/5/17
Audition: 6/12/17

(Deadline Passed) Vienna State Opera/Vienna Philharmonic – Solo Trombone
Winner: Enzo Turriziani
Deadline: 3/31/17
Audition: 5/18-19/17

(Deadline Passed) Philharmonisches Orchester Regensburg – Bass Trombone
Winner: Simon Wildauer
Deadline: 2/15/17
Audition: 3/21/17

(Deadline Passed) Staatskapelle Berlin – Bass Trombone (2 Positions)
Winner: Jürgen Oswald
Deadline: 4/10/17
Audition: 5/15-23/17

(Deadline Passed) Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra – Principal, Second, and Bass Trombone (3 positions)
Winner: Jesse Rackley (Principal)
Deadline: 4/19/17
Audition: 5/25/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Naval Academy – Trombone
Winner: Stephen Farrell
Deadline: 5/1/17
Audition: 5/15/17

(Deadline Passed) Michigan Opera Theatre – Principal Trombone
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 3/17/17
Audition: 4/18/17

(Deadline Passed) Los Angeles Philharmonic – Second Trombone
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 3/28/17
Audition: 5/8-13/17

(Deadline Passed) Des Moines Metro Opera – Second Trombone
Winner: David Roode
Deadline: 1/7/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Staatsorchester Stuttgart – Solo Trombone
Winner: Christian Hammerer
Deadline: 3/6/17
Audition: 4/20-21/17

(Deadline Passed) Oregon Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trombone
Casey Jones offered a trial week
Deadline: 2/27/17
Audition: 4/9-11/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Band Brass Quintet – Trombone
Winner: Greg Hammond
Deadline: 1/25/17
Audition: 4/3/17

(Deadline Passed) Grant Park Orchestra – Bass Trombone
Winner: Graeme Mutchler
Deadline: 3/1/17
Audition: 3/20-21/17 and 4/5/17

(Deadline Passed) Utah Symphony Orchestra – Associate Principal/Second Trombone
Winner: Sam Elliot
Deadline: 1/16/17
Audition: 4/2-3/17

(Deadline Passed) Lyric Opera of Chicago – Bass Trombone
Winner: Graeme Mutchler
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 2/28 and 3/29/17

(Deadline Passed) Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra – Solo Trombone
Winner: Norwin Hahn
Audition: 3/21/17

(Deadline Passed) Deutsche Radio Philharmonie – Bass Trombone
Winner: Kris Garfitt
Deadline: 1/15/17
Audition: 3/6/17

(Deadline Passed) Nashville Symphony Orchestra – Assistant Principal Trombone
Winner: Derek Hawkes
Deadline: 1/16/17
Audition: 3/27-28/17

(Deadline Passed) Staatsoper Hamburg – Solo Trombone
Winner: João Martinho
Audition: 2/27/17

(Deadline Passed) Shreveport Symphony Orchestra – Second Trombone
Winner: Adam Johnson
Deadline: 1/22/17
Audition: 1/29/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Naval Academy Band – Trombone
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 1/31/17
Audition: 2/6/17

7 thoughts on “Trombone Auditions

  • July 2, 2015 at 1:33 PM
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    winner of Central City Opera was Bron Wright.

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    • July 2, 2015 at 4:47 PM
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      Great, thanks for the info!

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    • December 1, 2015 at 3:22 PM
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      Thank YOU for visiting the website!

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  • February 2, 2017 at 1:58 PM
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    The LA Phil audition links to a page for a Section Bass audition, not a trombone.

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    • February 3, 2017 at 8:14 AM
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      Hi Muriel,
      The trombone audition was posted in the musician’s union magazine and may not be updated yet on their website.
      Thanks for visiting the site!

      – Jeremy

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