Musicians interested in playing in the Coeur d'Alene Symphony or being added to our substitute list should send a short musical resume to the orchestra manager at You may then be invited to set up an audition time.

Annual auditions take place during the summer months, but section strings and wind players who want to be considered for the sub list may schedule an audition at any time of the year.

Sub List Audition Materials


All of the following are available from

  • Mozart:  Marriage of Figaro Overture, mm. 1-24; 101-123
  • Rimsky-Korsakov:  Scheherazade, Mvt 2, “The Kalendar Prince”, m. 5 to Rehearsal A; bar 2 of Rehearsal L to Rehearsal M
  • Tchaikovsky:  Symphony #6, movement 4, m. 2-36
  • Plus 1-2 minute piece of choice showing musical ability


Trombone 1* and 2

Bass Trombone

* Principal positions receive a stipend. (Other positions may qualify for travel reimbursement if travel exceeds 25 miles in one direction.)


The Coeur d’Alene Symphony performs five subscription concerts per year, plus various additional services. Services by non-principal players are $10 per service and a travel stipend is also available depending on distance.

Other Audition

Auditions for the substitute list of any section can be arranged. For further information or to make an appointment for an audition, please contact our acting Orchestra Manager at