About the PSO


Open Auditions

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of John Page, is a community orchestra comprising over 60 volunteer players from the greater seacoast area of New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. This season we celebrate our 20th anniversary and are seeking experienced and committed classical musicians. The orchestra presents four major performances at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:00 PM.

Currently the orchestra has openings for the following positions:

  • All section strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass (rotational seating)
  • Woodwind member seats: Clarinet
  • Brass member seats: Horn
  • Percussion member seat
  • Oboe/English Horn
  • Piccolo
  • Trumpet
  • All instruments substitute/auxiliary musicians 
  • All musicians are required to audition:
  • Please prepare a video of your audition and include the link below. If you are unable to do this please contact us to make alternative arrangements
  • If you have questions or would like to submit an audition please complete the form below or call us at (603) 686-8133.

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