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The North Shore Symphony Orchestra, Long Island’s most established community orchestra, has openings in all string sections, and limited openings for woodwinds, brass and percussion. Current openings include:

  • substitutes for all sections

Auditions for new orchestral members will be held on an as-needed basis. All auditions must be scheduled in advance. Please contact the NSSO at to schedule.

Audition requirements: Please prepare two short contrasting excerpts from a solo or concerto of your choice, or prepare two to three contrasting orchestral excerpts.

Over 70 members of the North Shore Symphony Orchestra rehearse weekly on Thursday evenings from 8:00 to 10:30pm. Each year NSSO presents a series of four concerts. Past repertoire has included Brahms and Schumann Symphonies, Mahler Symphony No. 1 & No. 4, Elgar Enigma Variations, Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis, Holst The Planets, Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, symphonies of Mozart and Haydn, as well as standard overtures and concertos.