The Mankato Symphony Orchestra to hold auditions for paid principal, section, and substitute positions.

    July 30th, 2021

    Mankato, MN – The Mankato Symphony Orchestra will be holding open, blind auditions in Mankato and Minneapolis for their 2021-22 season and beyond. Principal, section, and substitute positions are available in all sections: woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings. Mankato Symphony Orchestra plays 3-5 symphonic concerts per season, 4 family educational concerts with string quartet, and 4-5 chamber music concerts. Musicians may also be contacted for other freelance work for regional arts nonprofits, weddings, and various other special event opportunities. All positions are paid.

    Auditions will be held:

    • Wednesday, August 25th from 3pm-7pm Emy Frentz Arts Guild, 523 S 2nd St, Mankato, MN
    • Thursday, August 26th from 3pm-7pm Ferguson Hall, University of Minnesota, 2128 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN

    Additional information, a list of open positions, repertoire, and a sign-up form is available at Video submissions are accepted, but in-person auditions are strongly preferred.

    Entering their 71st season, the Mankato Symphony Orchestra is the oldest and largest performing arts organization in Mankato. Our mission is to create emotion-packed, high-quality musical experiences and promote music education in and for South Central Minnesota.

    Additional inquiries can be emailed to Benji Inniger at