Trumpet Auditions

Last Updated: November 10, 2017

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**Shanghai Symphony Orchestra – Principal and Associate Principal Trumpet (2 Positions)
Deadline: 12/22/17
Audition: January 2018

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 12/8/17
Audition: 12/18/17

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 12/1/17
Audition: 3/4-6/18

Charleston Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Deadline: 3/16/16
Audition: 5/14-24/18

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra – Co-Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 1/2/18
Audition: 2/10-11/18

Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Deadline: See Website
Audition: See Website

Berlin Philharmonic – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 3/1/18
Audition: 4/12-13/18

Quad City Symphony Orchestra – Third/Utility Trumpet
Deadline: 11/20/17
Audition: 11/30/17

Past Auditions

Finnish National Opera – Trumpet
Deadline: 10/15/17
Audition: 11/13/17

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Fourth Trumpet
Deadline: 10/1/17
Audition: See Website

U.S. Military Academy Band – Ceremonial Bugle/Trumpet
Deadline: 10/2/17
Audition: 11/27/17

Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra – First Trumpet
Deadline: 9/22/17
Audition: 9/27/17

Canton Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 9/18/17

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

River City Brass – Cornet
Deadline: 9/15/17
Audition: 10/28/17

Allentown Symphony Orchestra – Princpal Trumpet
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 9/6/17

USAF Band of the Golden West – Trumpet
Deadline: 9/7/17
Audition: 10/16/17

Vaasa City Orchestra – Sub-Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 8/31/17
Audition: 9/22/17

Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Assistant Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 8/18/17
Audition: 9/16-17/17

Peoria Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 8/25/17
Audition: 9/16/17

Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 8/18/17
Audition: 8/28/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Band – Trumpet
Deadline: 8/8/17
Audition: 9/25/17

(Deadline Passed) Sarasota Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 7/21/17
Audition: 9/11-12/17

(Deadline Passed) Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra – Co-Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 7/28/17
Audition: 8/28-30/17

(Deadline Passed) USAF Academy Band – Trumpet
Deadline: 8/1/17
Audition: 11/13/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Air Force Band Ceremonial Brass- Trumpet
Deadline: 7/12/17
Audition: 8/15/17

(Deadline Passed) Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Section Trumpet
Deadline: 7/10/17
Audition: 8/14-15/17

(Deadline Passed) Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid – Solo Trumpet
Deadline: 6/30/17
Audition: 9/14-15/17

(Deadline Passed) Staatsorchester Stuttgart – Solo Trumpet
Deadline: 6/14/17
Audition: 7/13-14/17

(Deadline Passed) San Francisco Symphony – Associate Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 6/12/17
Audition: 9/17-18/17 and 11/20/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors – Jazz Trumpet
Deadline: 6/16/17
Audition: 8/15/17

(Deadline Passed) KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 5/20/17
Audition: 7/4/17

(Deadline Passed)Tokyo Symphony Orchestra – Trumpet
Deadline: 5/18/17
Audition: June/July 2017

(Deadline Passed) Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra – Third/Assistant Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 5/8/17
Audition: 5/22/17

(Deadline Passed) L’Orchestre National d’Île-de-France – Second Trumpet
Deadline: 5/12/17
Audition: 5/22/17

(Deadline Passed) Staatsorchester Kassel – Second Trumpet
Deadline: 4/30/17
Audition: 5/18-19/17

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

(Deadline Passed) Wermland Opera – Alternating Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 4/21/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 4/21/17
Audition: 5/5/17

(Deadline Passed) La Monnaie – Solo Trumpet
Deadline: 4/13/17
Audition: 5/13/17

(Deadline Passed) Liverpool Philharmonic – Associate Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 4/19/17
Audition: 5/10-15/17

(Deadline Passed) Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 4/10/17
Audition: 5/27-6/19/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Military Academy Band – Ceremonial Bugle/Trumpet
Deadline: 4/5/17
Audition: 5/31/17

(Deadline Passed) Aalborg Symphony Orchestra – Trumpet
Deadline: 4/10/17
Audition: 4/25/17

(Deadline Passed) Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 3/27/17
Audition: 4/18/17

(Deadline Passed) Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra – Principal Cornet and Trumpet (2 Positions)
Deadline: 3/19/17
Audition: See website
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(Deadline Passed) Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra – Assistant Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 3/10/17
Audition: 4/16/17

(Deadline Passed) Las Colinas Symphony – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 2/7/17

(Deadline Passed) Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra – Section Trumpet
Deadline: 2/13/17
Audition: 3/8-9/17

(Deadline Passed) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 2/6/17
Audition: 3/4-5/17

(Deadline Passed) Heidelberg Philharmonic – Solo Trumpet
Deadline: 1/31/17
Audition: 3/1/17

(Deadline Passed) Göttinger Symphony Orchestra – Solo Trumpet
Deadline: 1/29/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) London Philharmonic Orchestra – Joint Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 1/3/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Shanghai Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Deadline: 12/31/16
Audition: Spring 2017

(Deadline Passed) Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Associate Principal/Third Trumpet
Deadline: 12/5/16
Audition: 2/22-28/17

Audition Results

**ProMusica Chamber Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Winner: George Goad
Deadline: 10/25/17
Audition: 11/6/17

**U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note – Jazz Trumpet
Winner: Logan Keese
Deadline: 3/17/17
Audition: 4/25-27/17

Youngstown Symphony – Third Trumpet
Winner: Michael Gause
Deadline: 10/20/17
Audition: 10/27/17

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Winner: Michael Harper
Deadline: 4/3/17
Audition: 6/20-21/17

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – Associate Principal Trumpet
Winner: Michael Tiscione
Deadline: 6/9/17
Audition: Fall 2017

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Winner: Micah Wilkinson
Deadline: 3/31/17
Audition: 6/6-6/12/17 and 8/18/17

Lansing Symphony Orchestra – Principal and Second Trumpet (2 Positions)
Winners: No Hire (Principal), Garrett Lindholm (Second)
Deadline: 8/28/17
Audition: 9/8/17

(Deadline Passed) Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Winner: Christopher Wilson
Deadline: 8/4/17
Audition: 9/16/17

Tucson Symphony Orchestra – Third Trumpet
Winner: Hayato Tanaka
Deadline: 8/22/17
Audition: 9/12/17

(Deadline Passed) Boise Philharmonic Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Winner: John Kilgore
Deadline: 8/14/17
Audition: 8/26/17

(Deadline Passed) Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra – Principal Trumpet
Winner: Robert Sullivan
Deadline: 1/20/17
Audition: 2/27/16-2/28/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Navy Concert/Ceremonial Band – Trumpet
Winner: Ben Hauser
Deadline: 4/7/17
Audition: 4/24/17

(Deadline Passed) Des Moines Metro Opera – Principal and Section Third Trumpet (2 Positions)
Winners: Katie Miller (Principal) and Patrick Corvington (Third)
Deadline: 1/7/17
Audition: See Website

(Deadline Passed) Richmond Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Winner: Daniel Lewis
Deadline: 4/24/17
Audition: 5/19-20/17

(Deadline Passed) Seattle Symphony – Second and Fourth Trumpet (2 positions)
Winners: Chris Stingle (Second) and Mike Myers (Fourth)
Deadline: 4/9/17
Audition: 5/18-21/17

(Deadline Passed) Charlotte Symphony Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Winner: Jon Kaplan
Deadline: 3/1/17
Audition: 5/14-16/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Blues – Jazz Trumpet
Winner: Joshua Kauffman
Deadline: 2/1/17
Audition: 5/1/17

(Deadline Passed) San Francisco Ballet Orchestra – Second Trumpet
Winner: Joe Brown
Deadline: 2/24/17
Audition: 5/1-3/17

(Deadline Passed) Canadian Opera Company – Principal Trumpet
Winner: Rob Weymouth
Deadline: 4/8/17
Audition: 5/8/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps – Bugle
Winner: Matt Gaunitz
Audition: 3/30-31/17

(Deadline Passed) Grant Park Orchestra – Associate Principal Trumpet
Winner: Bill Denton
Deadline: 3/15/17
Audition: 4/3-5/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Army Ceremonial Band – Trumpet
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 1/4/17
Audition: 3/27/17

(Deadline Passed) USAF Heritage of America Band – Trumpet 
Winners: Jarrett Kocan and Andrew Szymanek
Deadline: 2/3/17
Audition: 3/6/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Ceremonial Brass – Trumpet (3 Positions)
Winners: Forrest Sonntag, Adrian Holton, and Jason Covey
Deadline: 1/15/17
Audition: 3/7/17

(Deadline Passed) Berlin Philharmonic – Principal Trumpet
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 12/30/16
Audition: 2/10-11/17

(Deadline Passed) U.S. Military Academy Band – Ceremonial Bugle/Trumpet
Winner: Gillian Huff
Deadline: 12/6/16
Audition: 2/13/17

(Deadline Passed) “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band – Trumpet/Cornet
Winner: Chris Larios
Deadline: See Website
Audition: 2/13-14/17

(Deadline Passed) Grand Rapids Symphony – Assistant Principal/Second Trumpet
Winner: Paul Torrisi
Deadline: 1/2/17
Audition: 1/27-31/17

(Deadline Passed) Orchestre Symphonique De Montreal – Associate Principal/Third Trumpet
No Winner Selected
Deadline: 12/16/16
Audition: 1/20/17

  • Alice Parker

    Houston Symphony- Audition Dates- Oct 12, 14 & 15, 2015 for Assoc. Principal Trial Week Winner- John Parker

  • Alice Parker

    Just helping you to collect info re: auditions!

    • lastrowmusic@gmail.com

      Thank you, Alice, for the information. I really appreciate it!

  • Alice Parker

    Houston- 2nd Trumpet- Jan 2016 Audition- Winner: Caroline “Carrie” Schafer

  • François

    Are they only national openings?

    • lastrowmusic@gmail.com

      I also post international openings. I will post those shortly. Thanks for visiting the website!

  • Alice Parker

    Milwaukee Feb 1 & 2, 2016- Principal Winner: Matthew Ernst

    • lastrowmusic@gmail.com

      Alice, thank you for this info!

  • Alice Parker

    Indianapolis Principal Trumpet winner: Conrad Jones

  • lastrowmusic@gmail.com

    Thank you for the update Alice. Keep sending more information when you hear of news. I do appreciate it!