Britt Orchestra Season
Cello Section Player

2019 Britt Orchestra 
July 22 – August 11, 2019

Call for Auditions


Cello Section Player (1 permanent, 1 substitute)

Applicants are screened through a blind audition process. Your inquiry will be acknowledged.

To apply, please submit a resumé and recording, as follows:

IMPORTANT: Please record the exact excerpts on separate tracks (4 tracks total) as specified below, without accompaniment. Please follow the given naming convention of each excerpt for your tracks, given below next to the excerpt in italics.

I. Solo:

Any solo work (concerto, sonata, or solo); exposition only (Smith, Jane – Solo)

II. Orchestral Excerpts:

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, 2nd movement (these 3 should be recorded on one track; (Smith, John – Beethoven)):

  • 1-downbeat of 10
  • 49-downbeat of 59
  • 98-downbeat of 106

Richard Strauss, Don Juan, mm. 1 – 4 measures before reh. D (Smith, Jane – Strauss)

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 3, 3rd movement, mm. 1-39 (Smith, John – Brahms)

Electronic submissions only.  Please send your recording in mp3 format.  Recordings sent in other formats will not be accepted.  Email all materials (recordings and a resumé) to:

Mark Knippel

Questions? Contact Mark Knippel, Director of Artistic Operations, at 541 690-3856, or at the above email address.

The Britt Festival Orchestra is proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. It will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support, and audition previews. Learn more at

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